Using Books for Research

When investigating your subject, books can provide in-depth coverage, overviews of topics, historical and/or social context, chronology, and lists of other sources to study.  You needn’t necessarily read a book cover to cover to cite it in your research paper, but you...

The Information Life Cycle

Because of the information life cycle, where you look for information depends in large part on when it happened. For reasons of public interest, technology, and economics, information moves through society at a somewhat predictable pace. Why? A news team can film...