SOC 226: Women & Gender Issues: Find Background Info

Professor Sakellarides, Fall 2015.

Where Should I Begin?

Good background information may be found in reference sources.

Reference sources (dictionaries, encyclopedias, manuals, guides) provide the following types of information on virtually any topic:

  • Reliable background information;
  • Articles written by subject experts;
  • Dates, timelines, events, people, definitions related to your topic;
  • Statistics;
  • A list of further readings, normally found at the end of encyclopedia articles.  Use these references as springboards for further research.

Find additional reference sources by searching LVC Books.  Click on Advanced Search,click on Type, choose Reference, and search for your keywords.

Image source: Four F-15 Eagle pilots from the 3rd Wing walk to their respective jets at Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska.  U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Keith Brown. Public domain.  Wikimedia Commons.

 

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