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4 minute how-to video by the Ohio State University Libraries explains 5 simple questions that will help you to narrow down your topic quickly: Who? What? When? Where? Why?
Learn more about your overall topic. Encyclopedias offer broad overviews and define terms and key concepts, timelines of major dates and events, and coverage of the important issues and people related to the topic.
Pro- and Con- viewpoint articles on many "hot topics." Also includes overview or background articles and news. Sometimes includes primary sources, newspaper editorials and videos. Keyword search or browse popular topics by category or alphabetical listing.
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