Finding Good Health Information

Health Sciences Library


These information resources are not meant to be a substitute for advice provided by a qualified healthcare professional. If you have questions or need assistance in making health decisions, please consult with a doctor, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional.

Asking Questions

How to Evaluate Information

ABCs of Evaluating Informationhttp:

  • A = Authority
  • A = Accuracy
  • B = Bias
  • C = Currency
  • C = Coverage

For more information, see list of ABC questions to ask when evaluating information.

Understanding Medical Research

Evaluation Assistance

Look for information on each site that tells you what information is or is not included to help you make decision. No Web site contains all the information you need to make a decision.

Recommended Web Sites


Northeast Campus - Grand Forks:
Dawn Hackman, MS, AHIP

Northwest Campus - Minot:
Marcia Francis, MA, MEd, AHIP  (Interim)

Southeast Campus - Fargo
Erika Fischer, MLIS

Southwest Campus - Bismarck:
Marcia Francis, MA, MEd, AHIP


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