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English 111 - Menendez: Background Info

This guide provides search strategies and recommended resources for research in English 111 with Dr. Melissa Mendendez.

Finding Background Information

Reference sources such as encyclopedias  are an excellent starting point for your research. They can provide background information, and help you identify keywords to use when searching for books and articles. You can try googling background information, or using the library's reference resources.

Luria Library Online Reference Sources

To access this reference database from off campus, you will be prompted to log in with your Pipeline username and password.

  • Credo Reference: Contains the full text of over 875 encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other reference books.