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Choosing & Identifying the Best Source Types for Your Research

Learn about all the different source types and when they are appropriate and helpful to you in the research process: encyclopedias, Wikipedia, books, scholarly articles, popular articles and magazines, trade magazines, news, and websites!

Credits

This guide has adapted content from the following and a few other sources:

Worcester Polytechnic Institute  http://libguides.wpi.edu/content.php?pid=233142&sid=2355584&search_terms=types+of+sources

Mohave Community College: http://mohave.libguides.com/content.php?pid=269944&search_terms=types+of+sources

MLH, MH, 12/18/2011