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MGCR 360: Social Context of Business


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Welcome students of MGCR 360:
Social Context of Business

Explore these pages carefully as they will provide you with many of the resources needed to complete these assignments. 

Happy Researching! Bonne recherche! 

N'oubliez pas que vous pouvez également obtenir de l'aide en français de la bibliothèque et de vos bibliothécaires de liaison. 


Using Authoritative Sources

Authoritative Sources

  • Scholarly, peer-reviewed articles are considered authoritative.
  • Articles from major news outlets are considered authoritative.
  • But what about other kinds of information?
  • You need to evaluate whether the information you find is coming from an authoritative source.
    • What is the expertise of the source?
      • Qualifications, affiliations, etc…
    • How accurate is the information?
      • Based on research, evidence, first-hand experience? 
      • Are sources of ideas and facts properly cited? Are they reliable?
    • Why was the information produced?
      • To entertain? To sell something? To advance a specific agenda?
    • How are you using the information?

See also: Evaluating Information (Meriam Library, California State University) 



Branch Libraries and Library Spaces

McGill Library Branches Libraries and Service Points

  1. Humanities and Social Sciences Library
  2. Rare Books and Special Collections
  3. McGill University Archives
  4. Research Commons
  5. Islamic Studies Library
  6. Education Curriculum Resources Centre
  7. Nahum Gelber Law Library
  8. Osler Library of the History of Medicine
  9. Schulich Library of Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Engineering
  10. Geographic Information Centre
  11. Birks Reading Room
  12. Marvin Duchow Music Library
  13. Macdonald Campus Library

Don't forget that our libraries are inclusive spaces open to all!

Liaison Librarian for Management, Business, and Entrepreneurship

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Amanda Wheatley
Humanities and Social Sciences Library
3459 McTavish Street

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