Essay 1 - Main Points
We'll focus on 2 types of library sources for essay 1.
1) Encyclopedias and Discipline Specific Dictionaries
- provide excellent overviews of a topic.
- wonderful place to START gathering ideas of ways to describe a concept.
- answer specific questions.
- Try the Gale Virtual Reference page to find encyclopedias through the library's online collection.
2) Longer, thoughtful, articles from magazines and journals
- suggest questions and connections you may not have considered before.
- look for longer, in-depth writtings the explore a concept in detail.
- Try the ProQuest page to find articles through the library's online collection.
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