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Use the CRAAP Test to evaluate information sources, including websites.
- Purpose (Bias)
Here are a few sites for general and specific CRAAP Tests:
What's in a suffix?
Confused by a suffix to a website URL?
- .gov = a U.S. government website
(i.e., White House)
- .com = a commercial website
- .edu = an educational website
(i.e., Florida Atlantic University)
- .org = a non-profit organization website (i.e., National Education Association)
- .uk, .fr, etc. = websites from countries other than U.S. (i.e., United Kingdom, France, etc.)
TIP: Search Google for a topic by suffix to restrict the search to types of websites. Search format: put in search terms, and then site:.____ (____ will be .gov, .edu, .org, etc.)
(Ex: African crafts site:.edu will bring up websites about African crafts at .edu websites)