Answered By: Steven Profit
Last Updated: Aug 02, 2016     Views: 28

Tertiary sources provide overviews of topics by synthesizing information gathered from other resources. Tertiary resources often provide data in a convenient form or provide information with context by which to interpret it. Encyclopedias are often tertiary sources.
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