Selecting Sources

 

Now that you know the wide range of sources available to you, how do you select the best ones for your research?

If you need:

You might try:

Background information, such as the history of the railroads or statistics on the number of children immunized against diseases in the United States

 

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Books

Popular articles about new movies or social trends

 

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Magazines

Current information about a speech made yesterday by the President

 

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Newspapers or Web

Scholarly articles about the cloning or Ernest Hemingway

 

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Journals

 

 

 


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