module 2

To complete this module Read the Objectives. Read the module contents below. Then complete the exercise set for the module.

Defining a Need Information Types Research Tools What is Quick Search?


Defining an Information Need

  • The best way to begin a search for information is to define your information need.
  • You may need
    • an overview
    • a comprehensive search of research on a topic
    • a quick reference to a fact
    • an in-depth treatment
  • Once you decide what information you need, you can select the types of sources that will fit your need.



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