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Prof. Bretan ANTHR 210 Spring 2020: Getting Started - Background Information and Narrowing your focus

Reference Databases for Background Information

What can you gain from background research?

  • Words or phrases that are specific to your topic.
  • Major ideas related to your topic
  • People places, time periods that are relevant to your topic
  • Additional readings on your topic
  • Information thats answers basic information on your topic (the who, the what, the where, the when)