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Have you ever read something that you suspected was fake news? In this week’s reading you will learn about strategies for determining if a source is credible. One of those strategies is the CRAAP Test. Currency: Is the information up to date? Relevance: Is the information relevant to your research needs? Authority: Who is the source of the information? Accuracy: How reliable and truthful is the information? Can the information be verified? Purpose: Why does the information exist? How can the CRAAP Test help you when you look at news and articles in the future?
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  • Summer '14
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