Evaluating Information

1. Start with reliable sources:

  • Use our Research Toolkit to begin your search. This is a collection of RELIABLE websites and databases.












2. Understand the difference between popular sources & academic (scholarly) sources:

3. Learn how to verify information using Lateral Reading and Source Identification


4. Use the CRAAP test to evaluate your sources:

  • Click HERE for the CRAAP test website evaluation checklist

5. Don’t forget to cite your sources!

  • HERE’s how to create a proper Works Cited list (Bibliography)