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BWRIT 135: Research Writing (Harack): Background Information

Getting Started

To begin exploring a topic it is best to start with broad background sources. These background sources will give you foundational knowledge, provide you with effective search terms, and point you toward sources or authors for further research. Here are some background sources the library has to get you started.

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If you encounter problems accessing a UW Restricted resource from off-campus, try using the proxy bookmarklet to log in.