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Introduction to Scholarly Research: The Information Cycle

An introduction to scholarly research for use in CWRR I classes.

The Information Cycle

Information is created in different sources depending on when an event, movement, or discovery occurred. This flow of information as an event unfolds is called the "information cycle." The two videos below will help you understand the information cycle and how it informs the types of sources that you should use in your research.

The Information Cycle - Portland State University

Understanding the Information Cycle - University of Illinois