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Despite the unfortunate acronym, the CRAAP Test is a useful test to evaluate a source:

  • Currency: Timeliness of information
  • Relevance: Importance of information for your needs
  • Authority: The source of the information
  • Accuracy: Reliability, truthfulness, correctness of content
  • Purpose: Reason the information exists

CRAAP Lesson Powerpoint

Harvard University

Fake News, Misinformation, and Propaganda

This guide offers a brief introduction to the spread of misinformation of all kinds and tools for identifying it, and reading the news with a more informed eye