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2015 ACDIS Summer Workshop in International Security: Research and Writing Information

Workshop in International Security Program in Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security (ACDIS) University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) June 7-12, 2015

Evaluating Sources

Click HERE for questions and hints that will be helpful when you are trying to evaluate a resource for your research.

Citing Sources

Citing is the process of giving credit to the sources you used to write your paper. Citations can be located in the text or at the end of the work in a bibliography. It can be difficult to figure out what needs to be credited. Below are two comprehensive sources that can help you with citations. 

The University of Illinois Guide for Citing Sources 

Purdue Online Writing Lab

Understanding Plagiarism and Authority

What is Academic Integrity and Plagiarism? Click HERE to find out.

Click HERE to experience a brief interactive tutorial about information literacy and the European Union. This tutorial will help you understand how to effectively find, evaluate, and use information. Hopefully, when you’re done, you’ll feel more literate than ever before.

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