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Reference materials - both print and electronic - gives your research context and are excellent starting points when you first begin researching your topic Also, they are very helpful when you need to know more about a particular concept, idea, or person.
There's no need to turn to Wikipedia or the Internet! Electronic Reference Books can be found at the Online Encyclopedia, Dictionaries, etc. link on the Databases tab. Good sources to start with are: