Jasper Middle School Media Center
JMS Teacher Info Center
Selecting Your Sources
Apply the CRAAP Test
Information Sources should be:
urrent - Is the information timely?
elevant - Does it relate to your topic or answer your question?
uthoritative- Is the author qualified to write on this topic?
ccurate- Is the information reliable, true and correct?
urpose- What is the purpose of the website/article/piece? Does the point of view appear objective and impartial?
Need further explanation?
Click here to see a handout from the Meriam Library at CA State University that covers more details
Click here to see the "CRAAP Song" video
Quoting, Paraphrasing and Summarizing
to see the video with examples from the movie
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