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Understanding Your Topic
The first step in research in any subject is making sure you understand your topic. Use dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference sources to gather background information to better understand your topic.
General Religion Reference
Additional Reference Sources
Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)
A collection of reference e-books covering a wide range of topics.
A collection of electronic reference books including dictionaries and encyclopedias, covers a broad range of topics ranging from short-entry, general reference to more in-depth articles on specialized subjects. A good place to start your research.