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Think About Your Topic

Start by exploring your topic using any key word or concepts you can think of.  Use e-reference sources, come to the library and use print reference resources, or search the internet.

This will help you:

  • Find background information.
    • This will help you identify more specific keywords and subject terms for main concepts; use these terms to search for information in databases or for websites
  • Find actual sources about your topic in the text and/or the references.

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