Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The Library observes the following holidays: Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Spring Break Day, Memorial Day, July 4th Holiday, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Winter Break Days.
We'll respond near the start of our next business day.
During Library Hours:
We'll respond within 24 hours of the start of our next business day.
Voice: (217) 373-3839.
Text: (217) 615-0079.
The CRAAP Test* is a useful guide to evaluating information found online or elsewhere. CRAAP is an acronym for the general categories of criteria that can be used to evaluate information.
Currency: The timeliness of the information.
Relevance: The importance of the information for your needs.
Authority: The source of the information.
Accuracy: The reliability, truthfulness, and correctness of the informational content.
Purpose: The reason the information exists.
*The CRAAP acronym and descriptions are from Meriam Library at California State University Chico.
CRAAP Test from the Meriam Library website.
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