CRAAP test

Currency: The timeliness of the information

  • This was published in 2012 by the Brain and Heart Connection
  • Yes, just recently in this year
  • This article acquires current information, and is very up to date considering it is a medical article.
  • Yes, the links are very functional

Relevance: The importance of the information for your needs.

  • Yes, this article relates to my EE topic because I was thinking about making my topic in the science section and option.
  • The intended audience is people who are having medical problems. It is also promoting their organization.
  • The information is at an adult information rather than for children.
  • Yes, my other sources are very appropriate as well but i wanted more than one source.
  • Yes I would be very comfortable citing this source in my EE paper.

Authority: The source of the information

  • The author is Martin A. Samuels and the website is sponsored by The American Heart Association
  • Yes the author is a doctor and an expert in the field
  • Yes you can contact the author through the American cross website
  • http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/116/1/77.full the website is .org

Accuracy: The reliability, truthfulness and correctness of the content.

  • The information comes from a doctor and expert who works at the American Cross Federation
  • It has been approved from the Federation
  • Yes, I can verify most of the information from personal experience and personal knowledge
  • The language seems very legit and accurate
  • There are no spelling error or grammar mistakes

Purpose: The reason the information exists.

  • The purpose of the information is to inform people about the situation and help them with medical problems.
  • The information is facts there are no opinion or propaganda
  • Nope
  • Nope
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