Presentation on theme: "Possible Research Sources Stage #2 Which resources are the best to use for my topic or project?"— Presentation transcript:
Possible Research Sources Stage #2 Which resources are the best to use for my topic or project?
Book Use only non-fiction books Use the index to locate the info you need easily Be sure to preview the book before you check it out Most can be checked out & taken home Look at the copyright date- Is The info current?
Encyclopedia A comprehensive reference that contains articles on a wide range of subjects Some encyclopedias are on a particular subject (For Example: “Meet the Author”) Examples: World Book; Encyclopedia Britannica Look at the copyright date- Is the info current?
Almanac A annual reference book of quick facts or statistics, lists, and/or charts
Magazine A periodical containing a collection of articles, stories, pictures, editorials and other features on a particular subject Sometimes called: periodical or journal
Newspaper A newspaper is a publication that is issued daily or weekly and includes local and international news stories, advertisements, announcements, opinions, cartoons, sports news and television listings. It is an important method of letting the public know everything that is happening in their local area and around the world. Organized by sections (news, sports, comics, classifieds, etc.)
Brochure A small booklet or pamphlet on a specific topic