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Why use reference sources?
Reference materials - such as articles from encyclopedias - can give you:
- Background and intro to your topic or larger subject.
- Terminology to use in further searching.
Online reference resources
Look up unfamiliar terms in a health sciences dictionary.
PRO TIP: To quickly find a term, select PDF Full Text, then "Search Within," to enter your term in a search box.
Background on your topic from health sciences encyclopedias can really help you in your research.