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FYSP 019 The Nature of Human Language: Types of Information Resources

Types of Resources


  • news
  • opinion
  • research 

  • review 

Periodicals / Serials 

  • newspapers
  • magazines
  • scholarly journals
  • blogs


  • reference - dictionaries, encyclopedias, almanacs
  • monographs
  • anthologies
  • edited volumes


  • films
  • sound recordings
  • images


Tools for Finding Different Resources

Catalogs are used by libraries to organize and describe their holdings - of all kinds of material.  Our catalog is called OBIS.

Databases are created to make facilitate discovery of articles, primary sources, media, etc. by subject area or by type of resource. 

Use the Databases A to Z tool and filter by subject or types of resource, to discover what the Libraries have to offer.