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The Information Timeline
Knowing how and when different types of information are produced can be important for your research process. Some information is produced immediately after an event, while other types are produced later. The time can affect the content and quality of the information. For more information, see this page on the information cycle.
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The Information Timeline as Told by a Baby Elephant
The Information Life Cycle (UNLV)
Popular and Scholarly Sources: The Information Cycle
Information Timeline Video (oddest)