Quick Steps to Locate Journal Articles on a subject
The purpose of this guide is to provide you with a starting point for your research. A good place to begin when needing supporting information, facts, quotes, and dates for your topic.
Finding basic information about your topic helps you to understand the broader context of your research. This is particularly important at the beginning of your research if you are unfarmliar with your topic or uncertain how to narrow the focus of the subject.
Background information can supply:
Types of resouces for background information : Encyclopedias, Guides, Handbooks, Manuals, etc.
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Jones, John / 123456789 à jone6789
Lee, Kelly / 123456789 à Lee6789
O'Brian, Carol / 123456789 à OBri6789
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