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  • The Market may be accessed from the East Entrance - check Market hours
  • Masks and Social Distancing are required while in the library.
  • 4th floor is closed.
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Identify Sources

What kind of sources are best for your topic: books, articles, media, websites, or something else? What are primary sources? What is the information cycle?

Types of Information Sources

Information types "Types of Information Sources" (Transcript)
Length: 2 minutes
Source: Research Companion
Description: Articles, books, discovery tools, databases, the open web, and more

Primary and Secondary Sources

Primary and secondary sources "Primary and Secondary Sources" (Transcript)
Length: 2 minutes
Source: Research Companion
Description: What are primary and secondary sources, and when is it best to use one and not the other?

Scholarly Journals

How can you tell if an article is scholarly? "What is a Scholarly Article?" (Transcript)
Length: 2.5 minutes
Source: Research Companion
Description: How can you know if an article you've found is scholarly?

The Information Cycle

Popular and Scholarly Sources: The Information Cycle "Popular and Scholarly Sources: The Information Cycle"
Length: 4 minutes
Source: John M. Pfau Library
Description: The information cycle and scholarly vs. popular sources.

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Research Companion is a collection of self-guided video tutorials that can guide you through each step of the research process.

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