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ASTR 225: General Astronomy: Evaluating what you find

Supporting sources and tips for research in astronomy.

Printable CRAAP Test

Evaluation criteria

As you encounter different information resources, it's essential that you get in the habit of evaluating them to insure that you are using reliable resources as part of your research.  This is particularly important when you are using Websites and other information on the Web.  Use the handy CRAAP Test as a beginning point for evaluating the information that you find.