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Credo Reference is a database that Joyner Library has access to that will be of great use to you as your start your research. The database includes many reference books like encyclopedias, dictionaries, and more. Two other things that will be helpful in coming up with keywords and ideas for your research are their mind maps (pictured below) and their pro/con research tools, which shows both sides of current issues.
To use Credo Reference to develop your topic, you may want to try:
Read short encyclopedia entries on topics related to your field of study (search: social services, social workers, social justice, etc.)
Search in the mind maps for keywords and related terms that might help you
Contains full text online reference books on the subjects of arts, biography, education, environment, history, medicine, multicultural studies, nation and world, religion, science, and social science. View books by subject or search for articles by keyword or topic.
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