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Source Evaluation

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Practice

Yes: 125 votes (50%)
No: 98 votes (39.2%)
Maybe: 27 votes (10.8%)
Total Votes: 250

You are doing a project about Christopher Columbus. Evaluate allaboutexplorers.com using the CRAAP test. Does it pass the test?

Yes: 121 votes (87.05%)
No: 11 votes (7.91%)
Maybe: 7 votes (5.04%)
Total Votes: 139

You are doing research on neurological disorders. Evaluate ninds.nih.gov using the CRAAP test. Does it pass the test?

Yes: 17 votes (12.32%)
No: 64 votes (46.38%)
Maybe: 57 votes (41.3%)
Total Votes: 138

You are researching goat species. Evaluate faintinggoat.com using the CRAAP test. Does it pass the test?

Yes: 21 votes (10.66%)
No: 139 votes (70.56%)
Maybe: 37 votes (18.78%)
Total Votes: 197

You are researching the renaissance. Evaluate en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johannes_Kepler using the CRAAP test. Does it pass the test?

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Evaluating Database Articles

Databases will almost always pass Authority and Accuracy, so they are usually easier to evaluate.

It is up to you to determine Currency as it pertains to your topic, Relevance, and Purpose.

Media Bias

Identifying Source Type Practice

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