KIN 220 - Biobehavioral Bases of Physical Activity

Welcome! This guide is designed to help you learn how to use K-State Libraries' many resources to complete your KIN 220 assignments.

Library Research Guide

Types of Information: Scholarly, Popular, or Trade?

In this second section, you will learn how to identify different kinds of information in order to answer your research question. You will learn about the purposes of three different types of information: popular, trade, and scholarly.

To learn how to find the right kind of information, work through the module below, completing the questions and quizzes at the end.

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Image of online module "Types of Information" that is hyperlinked to the lesson

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Next Steps

Using the right kind of information for your research is important to ensure you have best sources to answer your questions. If you need any help in trying to understand what kind of information you need, remember you can email me or ask for research help!

Next you will learn about using keywords and conducting a search strategy - click on the "Search Strategies" page tab to the left.