C.R.A.P. Research: Home

What's in this guide?

Finding and evaluating resources using Molly Beestrum's C.R.A.P. test (Currency, Reliability, Authority, Purpose/Point of view)

Getting started

  • Identify main idea(s) of your topic/prompt
  • Build a search query using Boolean operators

Research resources

  • "Best bet" databases
  • Tips for searching

Citing

  • Examples of references and in text citations
  • Helpful books and Web sites for references and in text citations

Ask a Librarian

  • Ask for research help at Library Services Desk, by chat/text messaging, email, phone
  • Schedule a 15-30 minute appointment related to your research or citations

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