The CRAAP Test
Adapted from Meriam Library, California State University
Not sure if a website is reliable to use for your research? Put it to the test!
Use the criteria of Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy, and Purpose to evaluate the usefulness of an online source for your research!
A simple test that students can use to analyze their online source. Answer each of the questions, circle YES or NO for each on. Tally up your YES answers for a score and use the scale to determine the reliability of the website!