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FWS Professor Lynne Anderson


What Type of Information Does Professor Anderson Want Me to Use?

Information Type

What Type of Information Should I Use?


Don't be shy.  Have a conversation with your professor. You know that she wants you to do well in this class. 

  • Popular sources – popular periodicals, news magazines, newspapers?– Use magazine /newspaper article databases
  • Scholarly sources – peer-reviewed, refereed, academic, juried-- ?- Use academic oriented databases
  • Primary Sources – first-hand evidence?– Use books, magazines, Burns Library, blogs, podcasts;  interview people
  • Secondary Sources – interpretations  ?– Use books, magazines, book reviews
  • Statistics – Use statistical/data databases/sources