First, think about what type of information you need. Do you need information for a class assignment? Is it for personal use? How much do you know about this topic already? Your information need will determine the type of information that will be most useful to you; some highly reputable sources actually might not bet the best resource for you in the moment.
The best way to start your research process might be with a simple Google search!
|Information Need||Source Type|
|Background Information / Overview||
Dictionaries / Encyclopedias (print or digital)
Books (print or ebooks)
News sites, newspapers (print or digital)
|Data / Statistics||
Non-Profit Organization Websites
|Research / Analysis||
Scholarly Articles (print or online databases)
Scholarly Books (print or ebooks)