Types of Sources

Tips on how to access library databases to support your research. (Video - 4:01)

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An overview of grey literature and how to find it. (Guide)

Learn about what journal articles are and how they are used. (Video - 1:31)

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An overview of primary sources and how to find them. (Guide)

How to differentiate between primary and secondary sources in the sciences. (Infographic)

Learn how to identify scholarly books. (Video - 2:40)

Compares differences between scholarly and popular articles. (Infographic)

Tips for distinguishing between popular vs. scholarly sources. (Video - 2:06)

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Learn how to tell if a journal article is peer reviewed. (Guide)