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An introduction to information sources for business

The type of information source you need for your assignment will depend on the topic and the type of assignment and generally falls into very broad categories of scholarly information and popular information.

See the comparison table below for more information about the difference between scholarly and non-scholarly publications.

You can find more in depth information on scholarly, popular and trade information in Study Smart

Self-paced module: Sources of information for business students

Subjects: Business / Accountancy
Tags: Business ethics, Responsible Business, Responsible Enterprise, Sustainable Development Goals