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AAS384|HIST384 Slavery in US History & Culture

Develop Your Research Topic

Find Background and Reference Information

Background information can give you an overview of your topic and introduce you to concepts, trends, vocabulary, events, etc. around your topic. Wikipedia and Google can often be good places to go for some basic background information when used with caution; however, library databases can also help you find detailed and informative background information on your topic.

These databases can help you find background information.