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Virtual Technology: Evaluating a Resource

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Search 1,000s of articles:


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Websites reviewed and collected by librarians!

The CRAAP Test

Applying the CRAAP Test: Meriam Library, California State University.

Currency: The timeliness of the information.

Relevance: The importance of the information for your needs.

Authority: The source of the information.

Accuracy: The reliability, truthfulness and correctness of the content.

Purpose: The reason the information exists.

Links to Evaluate

Google Search for: Roman Mythology

search results

 #1: Wikipedia
View History


#2: UNRV History

Home>About UNRV>Bibliography

#3: Roman Gods

Index to all my websites>Using these webpages

Edkins Family homepage:

#4: Roman Mythology for kids


#5: InfoPlease

About infoplease


#6 Behind the name

#7 ODYSSEY/Rome/Mythology

copyright info at bottom of page

Edited directory back to>

#8: Roman Mythology

Other examples:

Google search result:  classical mythology roman


 Home>About Me


Pro Con

 Can you tell the difference between advertising & information?

 "About Us Section" for Board of Directors.  What affiliation does the Chairman of the Board have with the ACLU? 


Website Evaluation examples:


See page 2 of this document for "What's in a URL?"

Evaluating Wikipedia

How to evaluate a Wikipedia article

Phoebe S. Ayers

Reference Librarian

University of California, Davis


Internet reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation.