Types of Information Sources

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Information Sources

 
  • primary literature - original material
    • journal articles
    • theses
    • conference proceedings
  • secondary - interpretations and evaluations that are derived from or refer to primary sources
    • review articles
    • books
    • practice guidelines
  • tertiary - distillation and collection of primary and secondary sources
    • encyclopedias
    • textbooks
  • grey literature
    • policies
    • reports
  • popular literature
    • news
    • blogs
  • non-textual information
Content last updated: December 4, 2019