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Finding a Topic

Where to Look for Ideas:

  • Your syllabus and course reading list
  • Lecture and Reading Notes
  • Professional Blogs and Websites

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Why Use General Reference Sources?

  • They can help you narrow your topic by identifying unique concepts, events, or individuals.
  • It provides important background on larger social and historical contexts.
  • Some sources can point you towards original Research.

Recommended Print Sources

More reference books in the 1st floor reference collection, Mulva Library!

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CRC handbook of chemistry and physics - William M. Haynes
Call Number: 530.7 H66
Publication Date: 2011

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Handbook of Physics - Walter Benenson
Call Number: 530 H19b
Publication Date: 2002


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