|Reference Books||This covers encyclopedias, atlases, and other resources that are referred to for specific information. Go to these for definitions and shorter explanations.|
|Books||A book can provide detailed background and historical information. Books are a place to check for information that is generally accepted in the field.|
|Articles||Articles from journals and magazines are the primary source for recent research in a field. Most cutting-edge research will appear in articles first. University Libraries databases can help connect you to these articles.|
|Web Sites||The internet can provide a wealth of information, especially from government sources and from professional organizations|
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