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Information Sources

Learn about different types of sources

Information Cycle

What is the Information Cycle?

  • Refers to how information is created and published over time.
  • Information on a topic becomes available in different formats in the days, weeks, months and years following an event

Why should we care about the information cycle?

  • Know what information is available on a topic
  • When a source is created, tells you about the source’s purpose, audience, usefulness, and reliability

Information Cycle Milestones