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Information Literacy: Types of Information

Information Literacy

Types of Information

 

A. Defining an Information Need-

The best way to begin a search for information is to define your information need. You may need an overview, a comprehensive search of research on a topic, a quick reference to a fact, or an in-depth treatment. Once you decide what information you need, you can select the types of sources that will fit your need.

B. Information Types


C. Popular Magazines vs. Scholarly Journals


D. Media Types


E. Research Tools