Where would you look for...?

Drag each type of information from the left column to the source in the right column that would be the best place to look for it.

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Encyclopedias and other reference materials are a good source of general background information on a topic.

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Looking at the websites of organizations or companies is a good way to find information about products and services they offer.

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Scholarly journals are used by researchers to communicate original research to others in their discipline.

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Since newspapers are published on a daily or weekly basis in most communities they are a good source of local news and information.

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Government sources such as the US Census are a good source of demographic statistics.

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Since books can be longer than other sources of academic information, they are a good source of in-depth explorations of a topic.

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Understanding which Sources of Information to go to for different information needs is the first step to finding relevant, credible, and usable information.