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ENGL190: Crit Thinking/Lit Writing, Dr. Roth-Reinhardt Fall 2020: Background Resources

A Library Resource Guide for ENGL190: Critical Thinking/Lit. Writing, Dr. Roth-Reinhardt, Fall 2020

Why Background?


Reference materials such as encyclopedias and dictionaries are often an excellent starting point for research.  They offer reliable background information on many issues and topics. The resources below provide a good foundation for understanding broad issues.

Online Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Background resources for broader topics (definitions of terms, topics, etc):

Biographical Resources