Anyone can publish anything on the web, so it's extremely important to evaluate the information you find there.
It's also important to think critically about sources you find elsewhere. Yes, even from the library. :)
The resources on this page will help you with this.
Original CRAAP Test created by Chico State Librarians. Plus questions inspired by the work of Angela Pashia.
Most of your college writing and research assignments will require you to use academic or scholarly sources instead of popular sources you may be used to.
Here are some ways to tell them apart.