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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!


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

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Mohave Community College:

MLH, MH, 12/18/2011