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Step 2: Get Background Information

Encyclopedias

  • Overview   -   Gain a broad understanding of your topic
  • Definitions - Be an informed reader
  • Notable Names - Know the major players
  • Dates & Events - Contextualize your topic
  • Bibliographies - Fish those citations!

 General Encyclopedias

 

Step 3: Gather More Search Terms

Build a list of keywords and synonyms

 

 

  "Apocalypse Now"   "Heart of Darkness" 
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    Adaptations

 

 


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