Background research is the research you do before you start writing your paper. Doing background research is helpful for focusing your topic and finding out what information is available to you.
Background research can take many forms, but here's a few ways you can get started:
Use GLOCAT through the link above or the search box on the library homepage to find materials.
"Milne Search" will bring back materials we currently have available through Geneseo, while "SUNY & Worldwide Libraries" will bring back materials you can request through IDS.
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