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THIST 101 Introduction to History Methods - Sundermann: Background information

Why use encyclopedias?

  • Encyclopedias are great places to look for background information on a topic.
  • An encyclopedia article usually provides a good summary of the topic.
  • Encyclopedia articles available through the library are often written by experts.
  • Encyclopedia articles may also cite other relevant sources of information which may or may not be available in your library.

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