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ENG 1023: Composition II

This guide will help you locate information, evaluate information, use information, and cite information.

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ENG 1023 library instruction survey

Evaluating criteria

 

Use the C.R.A.P. test to evaluate information

Source: geoedtrek

Currency:  When was it written?

Reliability: Where did the information come from?
What are the sources?
Are there working links?
Are the references / sources reliable?

Authority: Who is the author?
Is there contact information?
Name? Organization?

Purpose:  Why was it published?

Primary or Secondary?

Does this source provide you with the quality information?

 

Databases

A-Z Databases

Newspapers

Online Publications