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Reference Desk

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TYPES OF INFORMATION

Information Type

Written By

Must be Reviewed by

Where Available

Academic / Scholarly Articles

Experts in the Field

Other experts / Peer reviewed

 

Academic journals available in library databases

Magazine/ Newspaper articles

Journalists

Editors of Magazine / Newspaper

Library databases

Websites

Anybody

Nobody

Online through a Google search

DATABASES

Credo Reference  is an online subscription database containing encyclopedias, dictionaries, and biographies. It is a good source for background information.  It contains reference books discussing pop culture and style.

EBSCOhost is a collection of twenty-six databases covering multiple disciplines.  Academic Search Premier and MasterFILE Premier are good general databases.

JSTOR contains scholarly articles focused on humanities and the social sciences.

LexisNexis good source for newspaper articles

Opposing Viewpoints  is an online subscription database focused on controversial social issues.

 

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