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Getting Started with Research: 1. Search for Background Info & Key Words

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Databases for Background Research

These databases provide background information, encyclopedia articles, definitions, and an overview of your topic.

The Research Process

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Concept Mapping & Keywords

Concept maps are great for generating ideas and keywords as learning more about your topic.  Try making one of your own!

Example of a concept map