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Steps in Your Research

  • Look up background information - Twayne's Authors and Credo Reference; Companions, Handbooks, etc.
  • Use terminology and facts learned from background sources to search for articles in databases at left
  • Search for books in any of Colby's catalogs, expanding your search with subject linking
  • Investigate the notes and bibliographies of every good source you find for leads to more
  • Think about what sorts of publications the information you need might be published in
    • ​Newspapers?
    • Government reports?
    • Histories?
    • Maps?
    • Biographies?
    • Analytical articles?
    • Letters?
    • Diaries?
    • Sociological data?

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