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Catholic Studies

This guide will support research in Catholic Studies

About Background Information Resources

Finding background information at the beginning of your research is important for effectively locating pertinent scholarly articles and building a convincing argument. Background information can provide:

  • Introduction to key issues
  • Names of people who are authorities in the subject field
  • Major dates and events
  • Keywords and subject-specific vocabulary terms that can be used for database searches
  • Bibliographies that lead to additional resources

Background Information: Catholic Studies