An important part of the information literacy process is being able to identify the good information from the rest. A number of tools and tests have been developed to make this evaluation process easier.
The CRAAP test can be applied to articles or websites to evaluate if content is reliable. Created by staff at Meriam Library at California State University, Chico, CRAAP refers to:
Many colleges use some form the CRAAP test.
Another similar test is CARS.
Below are some worksheets and more information about CARS