Evaluating sources – The CRAAP Test


Why is it important to use sources we can trust?

We need to check for: Currency – Relevance – Authority – Accuracy – Purpose

Do you use the CRAAP evaluation criteria when you do your research?

…or do you prefer to use CARS?

What is a secondary source?

Here are five tips to help you improve your critical thinking…

Make sure you understand how to read the data you find…

So is Wikipedia a credible source?

How can you use Wikipedia in your research?

A recent US survey named four UK sources among the most trusted news providers. How many of these sources do you know?

However, Wikipedia has banned the Daily Mail for being an unreliable source!

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