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AST/WGS 16 - Core to the Cosmos: Contributions of Women in Astronomy: Internet Resources

This is the guide that accompanies the Scientist Research Project in AST/WGS 16 with Dr. Kraal.

CRAAP -- Evaluating Internet Resources

No, this is not an expletive -- CRAAP is the acronym to remember when you are evaluating internet resources.

It stands for the 5 criteria in evaluating a website:

Currency - the timeliness of the information.

Relevancy - the importance of the information for your needs.

Authority - the source (authors) of the information.

Accuracy - the reliability, truthfulness, and correctness of the content.

Purpose -  the reason the information exists.

 

Use this worksheet to evaluate sources.  It helps you with the definition and parameters of each criteria --

 

Listening sources

Here is a short series on searching from the Oklahoma State Library on Searching and FInding Good Resources

https://youtu.be/SreCuGxQI-I