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CHEM 481-482: Literature & Seminar

What is Background Information?

Why should I start with background information when starting a research project?

Once you choose a topic, finding resources that provide general information can help you understand that topic if it is unfamiliar to you or help you decide what your research might focus on within the topic.

Online Reference Sources

Handbook & Encylopedia Tutorials

Print Reference Sources

The Reference section in Rose Library is on the 2nd floor.

Use the library catalog search, or come to the library to find others!