ENGL 101 English Composition 1 (Moore)

This research guide is for student in Julie Moore's English 101

Evaluate your Sources of Information

Assess your Information Sources 

Your annotated bibliography assignment requires you to evaluate your sources of information. 

Use the CRAAP test and watch the two videos on this page to build your source evaluation toolkit.

Source: "CRAAP Test to Evaluate Sources" by SELL Team, is licensed under a Standard YouTube License.

CRAAP stands for credibility, relevance, authority, accuracy, and purpose. Learn more about the CRAAP test and how to use it to evaluate sources.

Source: "Research 101: Format matters" by Anna Eisen, is licensed under a Standard YouTube License.

Learn about the process behind how different formats are created, how to connect format to purpose and identify source types appropriate to a need. Also, learn that information may be perceived differently based on the format in which it is packaged.


Use the CRAAP test to evaluate not just websites, but all information!

Download the document below to see a list of questions that will help you figure out how to determine if your sources are quality ones.