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Research Scheduler

It takes time to research and write, so plan ahead!

When to start?

15-Week Semester: Weeks 4-5; 5-Week Summer/Winter Session: Week 2

Step 4: Get An Overview of Your Topic

Overview - 2 men looking out on a city from a balcony

"Overview" by Paul Galow, September 17, 2013. 

Use encyclopedias to get an overview of your topic and learn some additional words you can use in your search!

Find print copies of encyclopedias in the library or access some encyclopedias online using your 88 number (Student ID #) and PIN:

Or, check the Gale eBooks to find more reference sources like these, including encyclopedias, dictionaries, and almanacs.