Introduction to Multimedia Sources

What you’ll learn to do: evaluate methods to assess the quality of multimedia sources

There are many sources that you may encounter in your research that may not neatly fall into the categories of “print” or “online.” Multimedia sources, or those that use forms of media other than text, can provide valuable content for your writing. However, it is important to pay close attention to the credibility and reliability of these sources, as they can vary widely in quality.

Take a look at the following TEDx Talk video. We’ll use it as a model for applying the CRAAP analysis to a video.

The TEDx information page provides some useful context about the speaker and his background.