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Find background information on a topic

Find Background Information on your Topic

Background research provides context for your topic:

  • Your instructor is a great resource who can give advice about the topic and how to frame it;
  • Ask a Librarian for research help;
  • Scholarly subject encyclopedias contain brief entries related that provide context and potential keywords;
  • Subject Guides list reference books and scholarly subject encyclopedias about specific disciplines.


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