This guide is intended to help you navigate the resources and tools you need to do research for this course. If you get stuck or confused, contact me directly (firstname.lastname@example.org) or use our Ask-a-Librarian resources, which include a 24/7 chat service (Yes! You can chat with a librarian at 3 a.m.!).
Never underestimate the power of an encyclopedia. Just as you've probably learned to rely on wikipedia in your daily life, as a researcher, never fail to take advantage of a quick, authoritative overview. Then, you'll be sure to be starting on firm footing. The following electronic encyclopedia sources could turn out to be true treasure troves. Give them a try.