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Research Guides

INI103: Writing Essays

What kind of information and research do you need?

Day of ...  Week of ... Week after ... Months after ... Year after & later
  • Social Media
  • TV News
  • Web-based News
  • Newspapers
  • Web-based News
  • Popular Magazines
  • Some Trade Magazines
  • Academic and scholarly journals
  • Some Trade Magazines
  • Books
  • Government Reports
  • Reference Collections 

Think about the different types of information these sources 

  • Immediate response
  • First person accounts
  • Commentary from experts, organizations, or general public
  • In-depth research (overview or very specific aspects)
  • Brief overview of a topic 
  • Images, Figures or Tables of Data

Where else can you get research help?

Places to get help or resources