CONTENT: CRAAP stands for currency, relevance, accuracy, authority and purpose. MEDIUM/TIME: video/5:28 ASSESSMENT: none NOTES:Thorough look at how to evaluate information (including why); includes 1 minute review at the end Why Hunter Librarians like it: Very good explanation of CRAAP acronym.
CONTENT: Review of CRAAP test for evaluating sources MEDIUM/TIME: video/2:15 ASSESSMENT: none NOTES: Overview of CRAAP test; would work well in conjunction with in-class discussion or assignment with specific examples Why Hunter Librarians like it:Quick overview of CRAAP process
CONTENT: how and why to evaluate information sources MEDIUM/TIME: video/7:52 ASSESSMENT: none NOTES: Thorough look at the process, without relying on CRAAP acronym (as many others do) Why Hunter Librarians like it: Stresses need to evaluate traditional sources as well as web sources
CONTENT: Explains the peer review process MEDIUM/TIME: video/5:00 ASSESSMENT: none NOTES: Excellent coverage, though peer review is only one of several important concepts for students to understand as they evaluate their sources. Why Hunter Librarians like it: This is an outstanding tutorial from NC State. If you click on "Adopt This Video" you will find ideas on incorporating this tutorial into your teaching.