In college you will often be asked to find sources to use in research papers...

  • Academic/Scholarly Sources: Books, Journal Articles
  • "Credible" Sources: Magazine Articles, Newspaper Articles, Websites(?)

Today you're going to practice finding different types of sources. (Show us your research skillz!)

Please get into THESE groups!

  • Our topic?
  • You will have roughly 25-30 minutes to try to locate and record five different types of sources related to our topic
  • Please return by 11:35 (Section 140/141) or 1:05 (Section 142/144) or you will forfeit your points for this activity!
  • Have fun! (We'll be here to help if you need it!)


  • How'd it go?
  • What was the easiest to find? The hardest?
  • Lessons learned?