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English Composition--Annotated Bibliography Page: Research Strategies

How to Think about Your Topic

  • Using the right words to find information on your topic is key!  Watch this tutorial before you begin your research.
  • Be sure to turn your audio on (or choose the CC icon below).
  • To begin simply click on the play icon.

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Gather Background Information

Start your research by gathering general information in encyclopedias and general reference works, such as these:

Talking to Databases