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Ipswich High/Middle School Library Media Center

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CRAAP Test Evaluation

The CRAAP Test 

Currency: 

Is the information up-to-date for your topic?

Relevance

Does the information relate to your topic and is it at a good reading level for you?

Authority: 

Who is the author (or publisher, source, sponsor) and are they qualified to write about the topic?

Accuracy:

Does the language seem unbiased and are there no grammatical errors?

Purpose:

What is the reason for the site? Is it to inform and teach or is it designed to sell, entertain, or persuade? 

 

(Adapted from the Meriam Library, California State University, Chico and the Michigan Library Association CRAAP Test Worksheet)

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