Part 3 Information

In this section you will

  • Learn about the formats and types of information resources provided by the library


Information is available in many formats. Each format has its own advantages and disadvantages. At the Leeward CC Library information is available in the following formats.


The information that you will find and use comes in different types as well. Understanding the characteristics of each type is important because their purposes and functions differ. The ability to determine the appropriateness of a particular source will enable you to select only those most helpful to you.

Depending on your professor’s requirements you may need to include more than one information type to complete your assignment. 

The next three sections will introduce you to the different types of information at the Leeward CC Library