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Chemistry & Biochemistry

The chemistry research guide can guide you in finding relevant resources for your research.

How to Read a Scientific Paper

CRAAP Test

CRAAP test infographic

Evaluating Your Sources

As you begin selecting resources for your assignment or research, it's important that you carefully evaluate the sources. The CRAAP test below is one tool for evaluating. You can also use both the journal and author research impact scores to evaluate the source. Read more about both on the Measuring Research Impact guide.

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