For certain topics you may want to find certain sources of information.
Reference Sources: include encyclopedias, specialized dictionaries, handbooks (Database: Gale Virtual Reference Library)
in Newspapers and/or Magazines: these are articles that are poular in nature. Direct,
clear, easy to understand sources written for the
general public (Databases: Readers Guide Full Text or Custom Newspapers).
(Scholarly, Refereed) Articles from Journals: in other situations you may need very detailed,
expert analysis of a subject. Articles of this sort are typically
scholarly in nature. (Database: Academic Search Complete)