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Reference sources, like encyclopedias, dictionaries, or almanacs, can be a good place to start your research, especially when you are new to a topic. A reference source can provide you with basic definitions of concepts, a chronology of events, and an overview of the topic.
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The following short video and tutorial explain what reference resources are and how you can use them to begin your research.