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Websites specific to your profession can be very helpful for this assignment. In particular, the website of a professional association can provide useful information about your career field. Professional associations are groups of practitioners in a career field who associate for continuing education, networking, sharing ideas, setting industry standards, and educating the public about their profession.
Try to find the website of a professional association in your career field.
Using Google Advanced Search type a keyword or phrase for your profession, plus any of the following words: society institute association group
Think carefully about the sources you are finding and using. Apply the C.R.A.P. detection model.
* Currency - How recent is the information?
* Reliability - What kind of information is included in the resource? Is it balanced? Does the creator provide references or sources for data or quotations?
* Authority - Who is the creator or author? Who is the publisher or sponsor? What is the author's or publisher's interest (if any) in this information?
* Purpose/Point of View - Is this fact or opinion? Is the creator/author trying to sell you something; persuade you about something?
Some people add another "A" to spell CRAAP. the extra a is for Accuracy - Is the content readable? Is the content truthful? Is the content correct?