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Recommended Background Sources
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key terminology, the next step is to find background information on your topic. Background research serves many purposes.
If you are unfamiliar with the topic, it provides a good
overview of the subject matter.
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terminology, dates, events, history, and names or organizations.
Use these databases to find background information:
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