How you conduct your research is ultimately your decision. The information provided in this libguide is a starting point and is not a substitute for the entirety of your research process. It is a wise student who is familar with issues of plagiarim and information literacy. The course space contains information regarding this as does this libguide. Feel free to ask questions of the librarians while in the library or use the online communication resources.
You may wish to begin your research with one of these federal government sites.