Online College Courses for Credit

Research Sources: Reference Materials
Common Core: 11-12.L.1b 8.W.8

Research Sources: Reference Materials

Author: Kathryn Reilly

This lesson discusses using reference materials as research resources.

See More
Fast, Free College Credit

Developing Effective Teams

Let's Ride
*No strings attached. This college course is 100% free and is worth 1 semester credit.

46 Sophia partners guarantee credit transfer.

299 Institutions have accepted or given pre-approval for credit transfer.

* The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE Credit®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for 33 of Sophia’s online courses. Many different colleges and universities consider ACE CREDIT recommendations in determining the applicability to their course and degree programs.


This slideshow introduces reference materials as a resource source and presents pros and cons regarding their use in research.

Source: Kathryn Reilly