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This guide will support your research for your course, especially as you explore various topics. Think of it as a springboard; while the guide doesn't contain every single source available on North Africa (not even close!), it will give you a solid foundation and inspire you to search further.
- Don't hesitate to ask if you've got questions! Send me an email - I enjoy helping you solve any research problems you have. We can work via email or set up a virtual or in person time to chat.
- You can also find library and research help at the library's Information Desk or via Reference Services.
If you are new to the library or need a refresher, consult our Library FAQs and overview of the Library. We also have a guide on how to do research well - use it to brush up and expand your research skills! And since everyone can use a refresher on how to find books in the library, we have a guide for that, too.
Top Tips for Doing Research
Here's the TL;DR version of the guide:
- Explore topics that interest you, as you'll be motivated to keep investigating
- Find sources that provide good overviews of your topic; use the Background tab to find links
- Browse the rest of the guide to find additional sources and use them to find more sources
- Ask Julie for help with any research issue; this will save you time
Lot of disciplines explore these topics through various lenses! In addition to the resources on this guide, browse some of the guides below - depending on your topic - to discover additional resources:
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