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SPHS Research Help: 2. Research


Where to find information

Sources of Information

Before you start searching, you may want to consider what kinds of information you need. For example:

  • Do you need the most up-to-date information? You may need news sources.
  • Do you need scholarly or historical information? You may need journal articles, books, or educational websites.
  • Do you need data and statistics? You may need to use government or organizational websites.


Know Your Sources

See the rest of this infographic from the Portland Community College Library for more information about sources of information!

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Research your topic using the Digital Maine Library databases to find scholarly, authoritative, and accurate resources.


Search tips and strategies can be found HERENeed additional help? Stop by the LC and talk to Mr. Brough!