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First Year Seminars: FYS 197 Florence

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Finding Background Information

REFERENCE SOURCES are great for finding background information on your topic. Use these sources to find important factual information about events, political/social/historical context, biographical information, and more.

Don't forget to check out the bibliographies at the end of each entry!  It's a great way to find additional books/articles on your topic.

Finding Articles

Use these databases to identify articles that are relevant to your topic.

Cite Your Sources

For this assignment your professor would like you to use the Chicago Manual of Style or Turabian.  There are  print copies of the manuals at the Research Help Desk or you can check out Chicago Manual of Style Online.