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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

Databases for Finding Articles

Physics and Interdisciplinary Databases

The following databases feature good coverage of physics in general.


Medical Physics Database


Geophysics Database


Astronomy Databases


Particle Physics Database

Properties Databases

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