Information source

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An information source is a person, thing, or place from which information comes, arises, or is obtained. Information souces can be known as primary or secondary.[1] That source might then inform a person about something or provide knowledge about it. Information sources are divided into separate distinct categories, primary, secondary, tertiary, and so on.[2]

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  1. ^ "the definition of source". Retrieved 2017-04-25.
  2. ^ Wong, CJ. "LibGuides: Research Help: Types of Sources". Retrieved 2017-04-25.