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Earth & Atmospheric Sciences

Sources of Information

Learn the differences between primary sources, secondary sources and grey literature.

Anatomy of a Scientific Article

Evaluating Information

Use the CRAAP Test


Currency - Is it timely?

Relevance - Useful for your purposes?

Authority - Who? What is the source?

Accuracy - References to back it up?

Purpose - Why? Is there a bias?


More detailed information on the CRAAP Test

Putting a Search Together

Library Tutorials: For more information and help on all steps of the research process, see the U of A library's foundational tutorials

How to Read a Scientific Article

Understanding and Avoiding Plagiarism

Writing and Citing

Undergraduate Research