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Where's the best place to look for information?

Consider what kinds of information you need. Do you want statistics? Personal recollections? Details? News articles?
Appropriate places to look include: books, databases, encyclopaedias, photos, local history collections as well as search engines.

How can I be sure its reliable information?

There's a reliable list of resources on the next page to get you started. To evaluate other sources, use this handy checklist


How am I going to keep track of all the information?

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Figure 1 Webspiration notes

If you organize information as you collect, it will make the later stages a lot easier.

Webspiration allows you to attach notes straight on to your mind map.


Or use a form like this to keep track of notes and sources.





How do I cite the information I've used?

Your handout provides examples of correct reference citations.