BPS Chapter 9


original or firsthand research, such as interviews and surveys


Primary Research


published facts and statistics, texts, documents, and any other information not originally collected and generated by the research


Secondary Research


a regularly published magazine or journal


Periodical


a reference work that contains facts and statistics in many categories or on a given topic, including those that are related to historical, social, political, and religious subfects


Almanac/ Fact Book


a collection of maps, text, and accompanying charts and tables


Atlas


short for "Weblog" an online personal journal


Blog


documented occurrences, including actual events, dates, times, places, and people involved


facts


a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty


opinion