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Nursing Program: Websites


Evaluation Criteria

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

Evaluating Infomation - Applying the CRAAP Test

Recommended Websites

In addition to using the databases, you will glean information from websites. You'll want to be sure to do an evaluation of the sites you choose to use. The CRAAP evaluation tool in the left-hand column is one method for evaluating sources.

Here are a few recommended websites:

Reuters Health News

The links in this box are to articles on the Reuters Health News site and updates automatically.  This provides a sampling of articles on topics currently making news in your field.

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The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) includes a wealth of information including: