Module 1: Defining the Information Need
Your assignment or research topic will determine the type of information you need.
At the end of this module you will be able to:
Understand how to choose an appropriate topic.
Understand how a topic can guide you to the appropriate resources.
Know when it is appropriate to use and how to find the following types information sources:
- Academic journal articles
- Magazine articles
- Trade / professional journal articles
- Newspaper articles
Understand how scholarly, popular, and professional periodicals differ.