Finding Sources

What types of sources do I need
Understanding the information cycle will help you determine the source types you will need.

 Where will I find these source types?



Reference Sources
For definitions and background information on a topic:





 



Books
For broad and in-depth examinations of a topic:








Academic Journals
Scholarly or peer-reviewed journals 
for original research articles:




Trade, Industry 
& Professional Publications 
for industry news, trends, and forecasts:




  
Popular Magazines 
& Newspapers
for general interest and news articles:












 Hot Topic Ideas

 









 Statistical Data
















 Web Resources

















Online Archives for Primary Sources
Web Directories and Guides