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BRB Philosophy Resources: Types of Sources

Research guide to resources available at UW-BSC for philosophy students.

Types of Sources Available at the Library

  • Books and print materials: Use Search@UW to find physical items in the library and around the UW System.
  • Online articles: Use Library Databases or Search@UW to find articles from newspapers, magazines, and scholarly journals.


Pros & Cons of Different Sources

Primary vs. Secondary Sources

Source: Hartness Library

Differences Between Types of Publications

Source: University of Central Florida Libraries