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Library Resources

Once you have chosen an issue to explore, it is important to find background and general reference information about the issue or topic. This is an important step in the research process because you need to have a solid understanding of the subject in order to be able to create a search strategy or to have a comprehensive approach to your paper.

The type of information that reference material provide includes:

  • a definition
  • an overview of the subject
  • keywords and subject terms
  • introduction to main issues
  • authoritative people on the topic
  • important dates and events

Topic Overviews

Books can be a great place to help you narrow down your research topic and find useful information to support your argument and provide examples.

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