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EGL 102 - David Kossy - Fall 2022

What is background information?

Background information provides basic concepts, descriptions and ideas about a subject.

Find Facts in online encyclopedias, dictionaries, or handbooks included in Credo Reference, Facts On File Portal, or Encyclopedia Britannica.

For more sources of background information, use the "Facts & Encyclopedia Online Reference" Oakton Library webpage.

Poll -- Where have you searched for background information?

Where have you looked for background research on your topic?
Google search: 8 votes (34.78%)
Encyclopedia online: 0 votes (0%)
Book: 2 votes (8.7%)
Oakton's Library databases: 13 votes (56.52%)
Total Votes: 23