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BIOL 307 / W S 307: Women in science and engineering

the library guide for students enrolled in BIOL307 / WS307

Background Researcha women with dark skin reading a book

Defined: learning and locating summary information about your topic. Often found in reference books (encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, etc.), textbooks, and introductory level sources.

You may use informal sources, such as Wikipedia, but you will need to verify the facts through other sources.

Watch for helpful keywords while doing background research and use them as you search. 

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