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CRAP Checklist

CRAP Checklist

The CRAP Checklist is a test for evaluating the credibility of resources.  It covers four main criteria:

  1. Currency
  2. Reliability
  3. Authority 
  4. Purpose

Please see the document below to view the full CRAP Checklist.




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