When searching the Web, it is important to determine if information presented is accurate and reliable. The CRAAP test is a list of criteria that can be applied to determine if the information on a site is reliable.
Applying the CRAAP test:
Currency: the timeliness of the web page
Relevance/Coverage: the uniqueness of the content and its importance for your needs.
Authority: the source of the web page
Accuracy: reliability, truthfulness and correctness of the informational content.
Purpose: presence of bias or prejudice; the reason the site exists.
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