Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University
Eastern Michigan University
Wednesday April 23, 2014

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CRAAP Test: Authority

Authority: The source of the information

  • Who is the author/publisher/source/sponsor?
  • Are the author's credentials or organizational affiliations given? If yes, what are they?
  • What are the author's qualifications to write on the topic?
  • Is there contact information, such as a publisher or e-mail address?
  • Does the URL reveal anything about the author or source?
    examples: .com .edu .gov .org

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