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Research 101: A Self-Guided Tutorial

Research Smarter

Knowledge Cycle (Lesson 2)

The Information Creation Process

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Have you ever wondered how a simple question or a single event in history becomes the focus of research and scholarly analysis?

In this lesson, you will learn about:

  • The timeline for producing scholarly information
  • The resources available throughout the information cycle
  • The differences between popular and scholarly sources
  • The differences between primary, secondary, and tertiary sources