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What type of information do I need?
Common Sources of Information
•Book – Useful for finding information that is not updated frequently
•Academic Journal – Useful for information that is continually investigated
•Magazine - Useful for entertainment or hobby information
•Newspaper – Useful for information related to current events or recent activities
•Internet – Useful for finding current government resources for free - URL ends in: .gov
The Information Life Cycle
Open Access = Free information online Closed Access = Library Databases - Proprietary Information -*MEID!