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HIST 4960: Majors Seminar: Cold War

Evaluating Sources

C. R. A. P. Test

Finding information & sources generally isn't a problem for students - finding quality, reliable sources tends to be more of a challenge. 

It's important for you to take the time to evaluate the sources you discover in the course of your research.

The C.R.A.P. Test is one way of evaluating information, by focusing on the Currency, Relevance, Authority & Purpose or Point-of-View.