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This guide will assist students in evaluating websites before using them as sources.

TRAAP (aka CRAAP)

This guide will introduce you to a method of evaluating sources known as the TRAAP test (aka the CRAAP test). Each page of the guide will focus on a different step of the TRAAP test. 

If you are able to retain visual explanations better, please watch the video tutorial below.

Criteria

There are five criteria you should use whenever you are evaluating a website:

Remember, if the website does not meet these five criteria, it's a TRAAP!

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