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Evaluating Websites Tutorial: 1. Learning Objectives

1. Learning Objectives

 

After you have completed this tutorial, you should be able to:

  • Understand how to use the CRAAP Test to evaluate a website and decide whether to use it in your research.
  • Find out if a website's information has been published, revised or updated.
  • Choose websites that are truly relevant to your topic.
  • Locate the website's author and research if they are qualified to write on a particular topic.
  • Evaluate the information on a website to find out if the information is accurate.
  • Spot bias on a website and understand how it might affect the information.