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CRAAP Test : How to Evaluate Resources

P is for Purpose


Why does this article, blog or research exist?

Is there political, ideological, religious, cultural or personal bias?

Does the author(s), journal or organization provide a statement or mission about their purpose?

Does this work inform, persuade, entertain or teach?

Are facts being presented? Is this an emotional appeal? What are the functions of pathos, ethos and logos in this resource?