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Ready, Set, Research

This guide is geared toward students who need to prepare research papers and/or speeches for college courses.

Credibility is Crucial!

As you begin to answer your research questions, you need to be sure that you are using the best possible sources of information. You will likely find a variety of sources during your research: books, articles, Web documents, interviews, DVDs, and more.  For each and every source you use you want to make sure it passed the CRAAP test: 

CRAAP Test criteria

 

Scholarly, Substantive, and Popular Sources