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NT Secondary Students LibGuide: Evaluating Sources

This guide will provide you with links, videos and useful information that will help you during your secondary studies.

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.

Scholarly Journals

Different sources can be used for different purposes.  Some such as Blogs and Wikipedia may be useful to give you background information to help you gain an understanding of your topic but it will not be acceptable as a reference to support your assignment.  Watch the YouTube video to know more about identifying scholarly sources of information. 

 

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