This research guide highlights sources related to Business, Marketing and Advertising . In addition to the sources below, users should check the Online Catalog or consult with a Reference Librarian or an Information Professional for further assistance.
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Write out a question or just state your topic.
Topic: Video games and learning
Question: Do games help students in the classroom?
When you search for information, you are going to find a lot of information. You might call it, information overload. Is it good information? You will have to evaluate what you find by using the CRAAP test criteria. The CRAAP test is a list of questions to assist you in evaluating the information that you find.
Currency: the timeliness of the information.
Relevance: The importance of the information for your needs.
Authority: The source of the information.
Accuracy: The reliability, truthfulness and correctness of the content.
Purpose: The reason the information exists.