Familiarize yourself with some background information so you are prepared to write about your topic. Background information includes overviews, encyclopedia articles, eBook chapters, etc.
Wikipedia is a common source of background information for daily life purposes. However, it is not appropriate for academic research. Credo Reference and other scholarly alternatives to Wikipedia are listed on the Background Information guide.
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Here's an example of how to enter related search terms into the Credo search box: