what do you need?



Now that you know the wide range of sources available to you, how do you select the best one for your research?

The best sources will depend on the type of information you are trying to find. The following chart illustrates how the information you need will affect your choice of the best sources for you to use.


If you need: You might try:
You can develop more robust and convincing arguments by not relying too heavily on one source of information. Choosing a variety of sources can be an excellent way to find support for your thesis as well as provide different points of view on your topic.
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