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LSBU Library's Summer of Learning 2022

Supporting students moving from level 4 to level 5 and from level 5 to level 6 of undergraduate study through summer learning activities.

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Information Sources



  • What is the difference between academic and popular sources?
  • What is peer review?
  • Can I use social media in my assignments?

Use the presentation and video to help answer these questions.

The Information Cycle

This video explains how academic and popular sources fit into the Information Cycle, using the discovery of the Horned Squirrel as an example.