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ENG 101: Using Keywords to Explore a Topic

Use general sources to find background on your topic

       Background information is usually general and brief. Chances are you already use Wikipedia to   find background information on many topics. A Wikipedia article or encyclopedia articles from the library   databases can lead you to keywords and may offer useful links. While using a Wikipedia article is   convenient, you cannot cite it for your paper. Use the library databases or your textbook for authoritative   sources.