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INTS/WMGS 211 Global Intimacies (Zhang)

About Background Information

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Encyclopedias, handbooks, and subject dictionaries are good places to locate background information on your topic. Background sources may help you identify key ideas, writings, events, and theorists on your topic. They may also help you to narrow your topic and begin to formulate research questions. You can also use the sources cited in encyclopedia entries to expand your research and start building your bibliography.

Resources for Background Information