Identify Your Topic
Find Context: Use Reference Sources for Understanding a Topic
Find topic summaries, key concepts, terminology and reference lists.
For more background information check the Reference Resources Guide
Find items held at Salem State University Library (books, eBooks, etc.)
Use databases to find periodical articles.
Evaluate Your Sources
Some tips on how to evaluate the sources you've found
Cite Your Sources
Guides and Resources for preparing your bibliography
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