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WGS 230: Issues in Women's and Gender Studies: Reference Sources/Overviews

Why Start with Encyclopedias???

Become familiar with the ideas, major concepts and basic vocabulary in your chosen research area.  Such background knowledge places your topic in a wider context, deepens your understanding and helps you feel more comfortable with it.  Encyclopedias are a great place to get an overview of a topic that is new to you.

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