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Knowledge is of two kinds: we know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it. -- Samuel Johnson (1709 - 1784)
For an introduction to concepts and ideas for research topics, the following electronic reference sources can be useful.
Guide to background information, key citations, web sites, scholarship, terminology, and conferences.
Full-text weekly topical reports.Focuses on topics considered newsworthy or issues of broad interest to the general public. This is a good source for overviews of current topics.
Includes topical overviews; essays; book chapters; primary documents; specialized encyclopedia articles, and other sources. This is a good source for background information, overviews, references, terms, and ideas for topics.
Includes specialized encyclopedia articles written by experts in the respective topical areas. This is a good source for background information, overviews, references, terms, and ideas for topics.