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FST211 Introduction to Food Science

Welcome to Centennial College's FST211 research guide. This guide will introduce you to the processes and resources needed to successfully complete your papers and assignments.

Evaluating Websites

Accuracy Is there contact information for an author or institution? 
Authority What are the author's credentials? Is the author(s) qualified to write this document?
Objectivity Are there opinions expressed by the author? Any advertisement?
Currency When was this produced? When was it last updated? Any broken links?
Coverage Is the information provided cited properly? Can view without having to download additional software, no additional fees?

Evaluating Websites using the CRAAP Test

CRAAP Test to Evaluating Sources

Activity: Is this a website you can use for research?

If it's not on the Internet, it must be true!


Break up into 5-6 groups. Each group to evaluate a website using the CRAAP test. 

C - Currency

R - Relevancy

A - Authority

A - Accuracy

P - Purpose

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