Information Sources
Selecting Sources
Now that you know the wide range of sources available to you,
how do you select the best one for your research?

You might try:

If you need:

Background information, such as the history of the Civil Rights
Movement, or statistics on the number of children born in the
United States every year

Popular articles about new movies, social
trends, politicians or celebrities

Current information about a news event that
happened as recently as yesterday

Scholarly articles about the Chinese
economy or the human genome project
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If you need:
If you need:
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Newspapers or Web
If you need:
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