Evaluating information and reading sources with a critical eye is an important part of your research. Outlined below are two methods for evaluating information.
CRAAP* is an acronym for remembering criteria you need to use when evaluating information.
*CRAAP acronym and descriptions created by the Meriam Library at CSU, Chico. (http://www.csuchico.edu/lins/handouts/evalsites.html)
Evaluating information is as easy as A, B, C, D, E.