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ITAL 308: From Book to Screen: Find Background

Sources for Background Information

Using background sources such as encyclopedias and dictionaries can speed up the research or learning process by:

  • Providing quick definitions of unfamiliar terms
  • Giving overviews of complex topics
  • Citing sources that the author believes are good starting points to understand a subject.

Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

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