Research typically involves using a variety of sources including:
To create the most effective and efficient searches, utilize the search strategies listed under Step 2: Locate Information.
Track all of the resources you find with the Resource Tracking Form:
Understanding the information cycle (how information is reported through various media through time) assists the researcher in evaluating usefulness and applicability to their own research.
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