Beginning Undergraduate Information Literacy DevelopmentWilliam Madison Randall Library
  1. Home
  2. Introduction
  3. Information Cycle
  4. Investigating
  5. Searching
  6. Locating
  7. Evaluating
  8. Utilizing
  9. Ask a Librarian
  10. Acknowledgements

Evaluating

How can you know if information is appropriate for your research?

Consider the source. You can apply the CAARP test:
image of carp with acronym Currency, Authority, Accuracy, Relevance, and Purpose