How do I check if a website is legitimate?

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You should only use legitimate sources in your academic assignments. You should evaluate all sources before including them in your research.

Use the CRAAP Test evaluate the validity of a website. CRAAP stands for ‘Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy and Purpose’.

You can also ask your Academic Service Librarian for help with improving your information evaluation skills. Book a one-to-one appointment or workshop.

You can also find recommended websites for your subject on our subject guides.

  • Last Updated Mar 05, 2024
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  • Answered By Lizzy Cross

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