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Lynne Rudasill 
Global Studies Librarian 
303 International Studies Building MC-402 
910 South Fifth Street 
Champaign, Illinois, 61820, USA 
(217) 265-6879

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Tues. 2:00-4:00 p.m.

Friday 9:00-11:00 a.m.

Center for Global Studies,

910 South Fifth Street,

Champaign, IL  

Other times by appointment

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Evaluating Information

The following questions and hints will be helpful when you are trying to evaluate a resource for your research:

Authority or Author

Hint - The Web of Science and Scopus are both useful in determining the citation history of a specific author.


Hint -  To find information on the bias of organizations or publishers there are two print sources - the Right Guide (Q. 320.5202573 R4491997) and the Left Guide (Q. 320.51 L522) available in the reference area of the Social Science, Health and Education Library on the north side of the first floor of the Main Library that may be of assistance.

Content of Information Source

Hint -  Need help on how to cite resources?  Go to the OWL.


Any Remaining Issues

Questions prepared by David Ellenwood and Lynne Rudasill.  Please contact rudasill@illinois.edu with any questions or suggestions.