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Use a background source such as a encyclopedia, to identify important people, places, and events related to your topic.
Here are two great library databases to use:
An online, cross-searchable collection of reference books on a variety of subjects from more than 50 publishers.
Cross-searchable collection of over two thousand reference titles from Gale. Previously known as Gale Virtual Reference Library.
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How To Find Primary Sources