Sometimes it can be difficult determining what information on the Internet is reliable. Below is a list of criteria you should consider before citing Internet sources in your research paper:
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, and
Purpose: the reason the information exists
The CRAAP test was designed by the librarians at CSU Chico. You may view the original here.