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Geography Research Guide

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Handbooks, and More

Before you start your serious research, you might need to just get an overview of your topic so that you understand it better. Look for encyclopedias and other resources to help you get a better understanding of your subject, and maybe even some ideas for your keywords for searching!

Research Starters in OneSearch

When you perform a simple search in OneSearch, you often see something called a Research Starter at the top of your search results. These are often encyclopedia articles that give you basic background information on the topic.

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