Welcome to your library resource guides for FYW: Politics and the Good Life. You will find lots of tips, tricks, books, databases, and more for your research assignmentsin this class. If you need help finding or obtaining a resource, contact me using any of the methods on the right.
References sources, particularly specialized encyclopedias, offer many benefits. Consider the following tips as you review a reference source on your topic to reap all the benefits and make your researching even better.
Get definitions and background - Reference sources assume that you are new to a topic. Jargon and specialized terminology will be explained and contextualized, which you might not get in more advanced books and journal articles.