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Resource Bibliography

The following resources were used in preparing this LibGuide.

  • Bachhuber, C. & Muccigrosso, L. (2011). Is it CRAP? Using a memorable acronym to teach critical website evaluation skills. Presented at Wisconsin Association of Academic Librarians conference, Stevens Point, WI.
  • Evaluating Information - Applying the CRAAP Test, Meriam Library, California State University, Chico, September 17, 2010.
  • Evaluating Information, San Diego State University (SDSU), Library and Information Access,, Accessed June 6, 2017.
  • ICANN - Internet Corporation For Assigned Names and Numbers, Internet Naming System Coordinator, Accessed August 22, 2017. 
  •, is an ICANN-accredited domain name registrar.  Accessed August 22, 2017.
  • Questions to Ask Yourself, Eric Jennings, McIntyre Library, University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire, Last Updated December 8, 2015.
  • Broadview University (formerly Globe University) Librarians.  (2015)  Using CRAP Method of Source Evaluation.

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