To evaluate a source, ask yourself a series of questions that address Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy, and Purpose (aka CRAAP questions!). This process will help you determine if a source is credible and help you identify if it is relevant to your research. The handout below can be downloaded to help walk through the process.
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