Information is a collection of facts that describe people, places, and ideas. This information is usually obtained by means of research, communication, learning, and other means. The sources of information are printed and non-printed materials that play an important role in the transmission of information, And this information is transmitted through intellectual channels or through other means, and we will identify through this article on sources of information.
Main sources of printed information
The sources of printed information are divided into two sections:
1- The first section is the books. It is considered one of the basic sources for obtaining information. Through these books, comprehensive coverage is provided for the different subjects whether these topics are real or fictional. These books are usually obtained through different offices which maintain a large number of books. For the availability of these books on computers.
2- The second section is the encyclopedia. It is characterized by a large collection of short articles on many subjects. It is known that there are two different types of encyclopedias, namely, the general encyclopedia, which is characterized by its presentation of a wide range of topics on all subjects in various fields, It is best to use the encyclopedia when conducting particular research or study.
Primary, secondary and tertiary sources of information
Primary sources of information
These sources include all of what was published about an event within a certain time. This information is usually written and published at the time of the event. It also includes reliable information on the subject, such as research, events, and various discoveries. The initial information is records and correspondence as well as diaries, documents and original papers such as the certificate of the Mithada and other documents of the court. It also includes the curriculum vitae, interviews, the constitution, the various regulations and the legislative law that exists in the state. And all the newspaper advertisements and various reports and articles of the Druze that are done on research.
Secondary sources of information
The secondary sources may be an explanation and explanation of the primary sources. The most important examples of secondary sources are journal articles, textbooks, dictionaries and miscellaneous encyclopedias, as well as various books of interpretation.
Three sources of information
These resources are usually used to organize and arrange both secondary sources and major sources. These sources include catalogs and seek them to provide documentation of a particular work using various information such as author, title or article. It is also noted that the sources of secondary information contain another source, the abstract, which provides a clear and comprehensive summary of both the main sources and the secondary sources as well as the databases.
Importance of information sources
1 – help to excel and success on others so that no one can achieve success without sources and hide them to other people.
2 – increase the knowledge of the person and his awareness of all around him, and this is done only through research and learning on all different Internet sites to gain more information.
3 – the possibility of returning information in the case of forgotten or at any time you need.