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Political Science Research: Read and Evaluate
Guidance and key resources for doing academic research in Political Science.
Searching for information can be overwhelming. Part of what makes research challenging is that not all information is reliable or high in quality. When evaluating information, a researcher should consider the Currency, Relevance, Authority, Accuracy, and Purpose of each source he or she encounters.
Cornell University Library
Divides the criteria for periodical literature (i.e., journals, magazines, and newspapers) into four categories to help distinguish between the various levels of scholarship found in library electronic and print collections.