Challenge Library Guide for WR 121 - Anderson - St. Helens: The C.R.A.P. Test
The C.R.A.P. Test in Action Video: Websites
This video demonstrates how you can use the C.R.A.P. test (Currency, Reliability, Authority, and Purpose/Point of View) to evaluate websites.
The C.R.A.P Test in Action Videos: Articles
The C.R.A.P. Test
C.R.A.P. is short for
P. Purpose/Point of View
Applying the C.R.A.P. Test is one way to evaluate the quality and value of a source (book, article, website, etc.) before you start writing. The quality of your final research project is related to the quality of the sources you use. Check out this useful handout on how to use the C.R.A.P. test for evaluating sources.