Evaluate information found on the web with the C.R.A.A.P. test.
Currency: The timeliness of the information: When was your source published? Does your topic require current information?
Relevance: The importance of the information for your needs: Is the source providing information you can use as evidence or introduce new information to the audience?
Authority: The source of the information: Does the author have credentials and contextual knowledge to speak about the topic? Is information given about the author or organization?
Accuracy: The reliability, truthfulness, and correctness of the content: Are secondary sources cited? Is the language objective and un-biased?
Purpose: The reason the information exists: Is the information presented as opinion, marketing, or fact? Does the point of view appear objective and impartial?