What Kind of Information Do You Need?

Considerations beyond your topic

Knowing what type of information you need will help you know where to look and save you time.

Areas to consider:

  • How much detail do you need? Basic background information, a quick fact, or in-depth coverage?
  • Are you searching for scholarly or popular publications, or both?
  • Do you need primary or secondary sources, or both?
This section will explain these concepts and give you tips on finding the kind of information you need!