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IDS 403 - Technology and Society

Course guide developed specifically for IDS 403 to help support the research and learning processes.

Using Primary & Secondary Sources

Using a variety of sources in your research projects is an important aspect of conducting a well rounded search inquiry. Different sources of information are created for different reasons and purposes. Analyzing your information need will help you determine what types of information sources might be most helpful. Typically in a research project, a good researcher will look at both primary and secondary sources of information. Watch the short video below to learn about these two types of information sources.

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