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Current Topics: Selected Information Sources: Introduction

Help finding quick, reliable, current information including news digests that synthesize content from disparate sources.

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Focus of this Guide

The primary focus of this guide is finding quick information. In practice this means digest sources--reference materials that pull together news, statistics, or plots of novels from many places. This distinguishes them from most of the news sources in Finding the News, a companion to this guide that you may wish to consult.

A secondary emphasis is on sources of opposing points of view, the pros and cons of an issue presented in one print publication or online source.

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