Look here for updated encyclopedia and other specialized database articles for overview on your topic. As with the print resources, use this information to generate questions about your subject.
Print reference resources
General and specialized encyclopedias, handbooks and yearbooks are good places to get background on major events, ideas, facts and problems. You can also gain some good vocabulary/keywords to use when searching databases for articles on your topic. Browse reference shelves to gather information from different subject areas on your topic.
A few places to begin:
- World Book Encyclopedia R031 WOR
- The Statesman's Yearbook R320 STA
- Encyclopedia of Human Rights R323.03 FOR
- World Today Series 2015 Browse the R910 - 980 range