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English and Writing: Research Before You Write

Research Before You Write

Enhance your writing by researching first! Use the below boxes to find information within the library/online that will be helpful. Next, try searching different archives and online historical collections via the "Archives and Collections- Online" tab on this guide!

Map your Research

Use these organizers to help track keywords/search terms, databases, journals and more throughout your resesarch process.

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Topic Overviews: Encyclopedias and Handbooks

These books are in the library collection and prove to be good places to find background information and topics, which may help you start your research.

Library Databases

These library databases, representing many disciplines/topics, will help you further research: