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CIS 111: Composition & Communication II

This guide includes library help information specially tailored for students in CIS 111. Spring 2024.


This guide is designed to help you with library research associated with CIS 111.
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Introduction to UK Libraries

Introduction to UK Libraries is an interactive tutorial highlighting important library research resources as well as services such as research guides, printing, and more.

introduction to UK Libraries welcome screen

Background Research

Conducting Background Research (1:06) is an important part of the overall research process. This quick video will give you tips on how to go about this part of the process.

Find Background Information

Research topics are often formed from a vague or general idea. Background information is used for providing definitions, historical background, or context, and for enlarging your initial idea. Begin with Gale Virtual Reference Library to quickly locate information on your topic or to help you focus your topic idea.


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