Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University
Friday November 28, 2014

Library Hours: Closed

Eastern Michigan University Library

CRAAP Test: Purpose

Purpose: The reason the information exists

  • What is the purpose of the information? to inform? teach? sell? entertain? persuade?
  • Do the authors/sponsors make their intentions or purpose clear?
  • Is the information fact? opinion? propaganda?
  • Does the point of view appear objective and impartial?
  • Are there political, ideological, cultural, religious, institutional, or personal biases?

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