When you first start taking classes at NDSU, you will often get assignments that outline what topic to research and what types of information resources you should use - like encyclopedias, journal articles, books and the internet. But what, really, are the differences between the various types of resources and why does it matter? How do you decide what types of resources to use when you have to make these scholarly decisions on your own? You know you need information but what kind - and when?
Please review the learning objectives and then click here to explore different types of information resources.