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Creative Arts & Humanities Guide: Evaluating Information Sources

A guide to information, services and resources for students studying Creative Arts and Humanities.

How do I evaluate a source of information?

The CRAAP test can help you evaluate sources of information. CRAAP stands for:

Currency

Relevancy

Authoritative

Accuracy

Purpose

Watch the video below to learn more about using the CRAAP Test to evaluate sources of information.

What is a scholarly journal article?

Watch the video to learn about scholarly and peer reviewed sources.  

When using Library Search and library databases, click the peer-reviewed filter to find peer-reviewed articles.

You can also check Ulrich's Periodicals Directory to verify whether or not a journal is peer-reviewed. 

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