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Starting Your Research Series

The Information Cycle


By completing this short activity and quiz, you will be able to

  • recognize the speed and oversight with which source types are created.
  • recognize the benefits and limitations of source types in the information cycle. 
  • identify the impact of information production on source-type reliability and availability.

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Click the Next button for an introduction to the information cycle.