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The Information Cycle: Reference

Starting with a news event, trace how information changes over time using the information cycle.

Reference Books


  • Overview and outline of topic
  • Good starting point for an unfamiliar research topic
  • Statistics and facts on a topic
  • Bibliography for additional resources


  • Not always permited by faculty as a cited source
  • Won't contain most recent current events

Reference Books

Find Reference Online @ The Library

Search for information about your topic in online reference books in most subject areas.  You can also visit the Reference Department on your Campus.