Selecting Sources

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 historyof the railroads or statistics on the number of children immunized againstdiseases in the United States.

books
Books

Popular articles about new movies or social trends 

magazines
Magazines
Current information about a speech made yesterday by the head of Ford Motor Company

newspaper
Newspapers or Web
Scholarly articles about the Chinese economy or the human genome
journal
Journals
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