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Credible Sources TEMPLATE: Review

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Steps to Locating Information

Research typically involves using a variety of sources, including

  • encyclopedias and dictionaries;
  • books;
  • articles from popular magazines, newspapers, and scholarly journals;
  • statistical and other primary sources;
  • websites, videos and images.

Choosing a Database

Article databases provide you with 24-7 access to magazine, journal and newspaper articles via the Internet. To help you identify the most appropriate database for your topic/subject:

  • check to see if there is a Research Guide that covers your subject area or topic.
  • consult the database descriptions on the Libraries' Databases page.

What Is a Library Database?

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