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INTS 410 Contemporary Health Issues

This course guide was designed to guide students to resources for current health related issues that cross discipline boundaries of science, psychology and education.

Begin your research

Welcome to the INTS 410 Course Guide

Use this guide to locate sources to use for your course assignments.

  • Find Articles - Key databases and journals for multidisciplinary health issues
  • Find Books and eBooks - Search the Mason and Washington Research Library Consortium catalogs
  • Write & Cite - Information on Zotero and contacting the Writing Center
  • Get Help - Chat with a librarian or setup an appointment with your librarian

Finding News: Contemporary Health Issues

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Based on Jim Kapoun's "Teaching undergrads WEB evaluation: A guide for library instruction." C&RL News (July/August 1998): 522-523.  Source: http://guides.library.cornell.edu/c.php?g=32334&p=203773

  • Accuracy. If your page lists the author and institution that published the page and provides a way of contacting him/her, and
  • Authority. If your page lists the author credentials and its domain is preferred (.edu, .gov, .org, or .net), and
  • Objectivity. If your page provides accurate information with limited advertising, and it is objective in presenting the information, and
  • Currency. If your page is current and updated regularly (as stated on the page) and the links (if any) are also up-to-date, and
  • Coverage. If you can view the information properly (not limited by fees, browser technology, or special software requirements), then you may have a Web page of research value.

SEE ALSO: Library Research Basics: Evaluating Resources

SEE ALSO: Popular, Scholarly, Trade, and Grey Literature Sources

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