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Introduction to Library Research for Athletes: Finding Sources

Understanding Sources

Check out the "Know Your Sources Infographic" (preview below) to learn more about the characteristics of the wide range of sources you will find in the library to use in your research.

Info Iceberg

Google and other search engines allow you to search the surface web returning search results for millions of websites. Most research and scholarly content is not searchable by general search engines. Library catalogs and specialized research databases allow you to search the deep web which includes millions of pages from scholarly publications. 

 

Getting Started with Research