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Library Research Strategies

Find background information

Conversation

Brighter Than Sunshine. (2005, Jul. 10). Conversation. Retrieved from C:\Users\u878f388\Desktop\2016-11-11 12_22_30-All sizes _ conversation _ Flickr - Photo Sharing!.jpg. Used under the Creative Commons License.

These Reference databases can help if you need to find some quick facts or background information on your topic.

Full guide to reference sources

The reference databases above are just a few of the most broad reference sources available to you.  The WSU University Libraries offers many more, which you can find on the following separate guide.

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full text = Full text

some full text = Some full text

abstract / citation = Abstract / Citation

index = Index

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