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Last Updated: Sep 30, 2015     Views: 36

CRAAP is an acronym for a series of questions one can use to evaluate the quality and reliability of an informational resource, whether it is a book, an article, website, or other type of source.

Currency,

Relevance,

Authority,

Accuracy, and

Purpose are the broad criteria considered when applying the CRAAP test.  Click on the link to see an example of the CRAAP test as presented by California State University at Chico.