Now that you know the wide range of sources available to you, how do you select the best one for your research?

If you need: You might try:
Background information, such as the history of the railroads or statistics on the number of children immunized against diseases in the United States

books

   Books

Popular articles about new movies or social trends magazines

Magazines

Current information about a speech yesterday by the head of Ford Motor Company newspaper

Newspapers or Web

Scholarly articles about the Chinese economy or the human genome journal

Journals