Step 5.4 Acquire sources
(a) Think creatively
If you decide a source provides useful information, get a copy of it so you can read the source thoroughly later. Remember that 'Successful acquisition of required information does not always flow from access alone'.185 For example, a library might not let you take the book from the library. Or you might have access to a legal information database at a public library but you still need a copy of the case you have found. Think creatively about how you can best legally acquire a source. For example, consider the following methods.
See if you can get the source through …
Table 58: Brainstorm ways to acquire your sources
185 Dennis Gaulin, 8 As of Information (www.freepint.com/issues/230103.htm#feature) (accessed 2 June 2007).