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Reference Sources

About Reference Sources

One good first step in research is to gather background information on your topic. Or, perhaps you have a few topics in mind and want to read a little bit about each one before making a choice. Reference sources, particularly the subject encyclopedias, are a good place to begin. They're terrific at laying out basic information about a topic: a chronicle of its history; current status; theory or philosophy; key people; and most importantly, a bibliography of additional sources.

Reference sources will vary depending on your specific topic. A selection is listed here.

Subject Guide

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Carmen Greenlee
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