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Exercise 1

Below are two articles from two different sources on the topic of treating sleep apnea.  Can you evaluate which one is better? 

Exercise 2

Are these two sources on muscle building equal in credibility?  



Currency - Is the currency of the source appropriate for your research?

Relevance -  Is the information relevant to your paper?

Accuracy - What evidence does the author use?

Author - What are the author's qualifications?  Is there a way to contact the author?

Point of View - What's the intent of the text or writing: (to persuade yousell you something, etc.)?

Based on the original CRAAP TEST created by Librarian Molly Beestrum, Dominican University; and Vanderbilt Library's adaptation.


Types of articles

Peer-reviewed and popular articles are two common types of articles.  Can you identify which is which?


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