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cycle of researching information

 CORI: cycle of researching information

Explore Source Types

Learning Objectives

After completing this module, you will be able to:
Use strategies to identify the information need
 Select sources that are most appropriate for your research question

Explore Source Types

Knowing what type of source to use for your research question is dependent on your information need. You won’t use the same source for choosing a vacation destination as you would for finding a new doctor because each research question has a different need. The same idea also applies to academic research.

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Tips for Viewing and Using the Tutorials

How to view the tutorials

Click each item's “Access” button to open and view it in a new window. If you are off-campus, you will be taken to the CCAC login page to sign in.

Access tutorial button

How to navigate the tutorials

Tutorials will have navigation links across the top that you will use to advance through the pages. They will look similar to this:

After completing the tutorial, close the browser tab or window to return back to this page.

Access Tutorial Selecting Appropriate Digital Sources

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