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AP History Research: Information Cycle

An introduction to the Alvin Sherman Library and its resources to be used by Broward County high school students in AP History classes.

Types of Information Sources:

  • books
  • reference books (dictionaries, encyclopedias, etc.)
  • periodicals (magazines, newspapers, journals, etc.)
  • websites

When researching a topic, you need to investigate a variety of sources to gather information.  Watch the videos below for a "big picture" overview on how information sources are created.

Additional videos may be available in Library Learn.

Research Notes Worksheet