Anyone can publish information on the Internet. Before using information you find on the Internet for assignments and research, it is important to judge its accuracy and to establish that the information comes from a reliable and appropriate source.
The CRAAP Test is a list of questions to help you determine if a source is credible. The acronym CRAAP stands for Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy, and Purpose.
The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Students, members of the community, and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects.
Use the following links to go to the APA resources at the Purdue Online Writing Lab.
Use the following links to go to the MLA resources at the Purdue Online Writing Lab.
Citefast is an online citation generator that automatically formats citations in APA, MLA, and Chicago Styles.