The CRAAP Test is a method for evaluating information, especially from websites, using each of the following criteria:
Currency — How current is a given piece of information Is important to have the most recent information for your topic?
Relevance — Does this information relate to your topic? Who is the audience for the information?
Accuracy — Is the information correct? Have you compared it to other sites? Is it peer-reviewed?
Authority — Can you identify the author? What are his or her credentials? Is contact information available?
Purpose — What is the purpose of the site? Is the information biased?