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Identifying Types of Information Sources

Information comes in all sorts of shapes, sizes, formats, levels of detail, and purposes.  In an online environment it can be difficult to determine just what kind of source you're looking at, let alone the different types of information sources available.  

  • The 1st video below gives a good introduction to the different types of information sources available and some general guidelines of what characteristics to look for. 
  • The 2nd video describes some attributes of what makes an information source "peer reviewed"  

Identifying Types of Information Sources

About Peer Review

Defining Types of Scholarly Articles

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