When you are conducting research, you have a multitude of places to find information on your topic.  But, how do you know you are looking at something that is quality or not?

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A simple way to evaluate information is called the CRAAP test.  Developed by the Meriam Library at California State University, Chico, this test looks at 5 methods for determining if information is valid or not.

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