CRAAP: An easy-to-remember shortcut for:currency, relevance, accuracy, authority, purpose.
Video courtesy of the University of Rhode Island Libraries.
Many websites also have an overview page, called "About This Site," or a Site Map. A Site Index can help you find specific information quickly. Look at the domain letters at the end of the URL to identify the type of site.
- .edu educational sites
- .gov government sites
- .mil military
- .com business
- .net network access companies
- .org non-profit organizations
- .int international organization