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Related Research Guides

What is background information?

Background information provides basic facts, history, descriptions and concepts about your topic.  Use only the information that you find useful in starting your research. You can always return to your sources if you need more in-depth information as you get deeper into your research topic.

Helpful Online Resources

Below is a list of online resources that may come in handy as you study different levels of math.

CREDO Database Tutorial

Length: 3:07. Hit play and then watch full screen or on YouTube.

Recommended Databases for Background Information

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Credo Reference helps you build your research vocabulary with dictionaries, glossaries, thesauri, and other reference materials.