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FAS203. History of Costume.: Evaluating Sources

Evaluating Sources

The Five Ws:

  • Who created the information?  What are their qualifications?
  • What is it saying?  Is it relevant to your research?
  • When was the inormation created?  Do you need current or historic information?
  • Where was it published?  In a scholarly journal, popular magazine, or on the web?
  • Why was it created?  To inform, to sell something, to persuade, to entertain?


C.R.A.A.P. Test video

Prezi presentation on the C.R.A.A.P. test.