Applying the CRAAP Test

Click on the answers to the questions below.

 

Your research question is,

What are the social benefits and liabilities for tribes developing casinos on Indian reservations?

1. Select the source that would likely be more current for your topic.

1. a book published in 1998 about gaming on American Indian lands

2. Pechanga.net, Indian gaming news on the Internet

2. Which database would be more likely to point you to articles relevant to your topic?

1. Sociological Abstracts

2. Biological Abstracts

3. Which source would likely be more authoritative on your topic?

1. a peer-reviewed article published in UNLV Gaming Research & Review

2. an article published in Sports Illustrated

4. Which source is more likely to be accurate?

1. employment statistics from a newsletter published by a grassroots orgnization opposed to gambling

2. employment statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor web site

5. Which source is more likely to suit the purpose of your report?

1. Pechanga.net, Indian gaming news on the Internet

2. a peer-reviewed article published in UNLV Gaming Research & Review

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