#Refining: Evaluate Results
Whenever you are in doubt if a book or article is scholarly, apply the criteria listed below to the work in question. This CRAAP Test will help determine if you have found a scholarly work.
The 5 criteria of the CRAAP Test:
The video below will help explain the CRAAP Test. (Skip any beginning ads/commercials.)
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The URL of a website can tell you a lot about the type of information you will find there.
Do you know the difference between a .COM and .GOV URL?
These sites should never be used for scholarly or academic research:
REMEMBER: No one is policing the web to make sure everything on the web is accurate or true.