Credo Reference Background information is the beginning of all research. Learn about your topic in Credo Reference, a subject-specific encyclopedia, and dictionary database. Use the MindMap function to see related terms, keywords, and people surrounding your topic.
From the background information you develop a focus within your topic. This initial information identifies the keywords (the language of the scholars within your topic) that help you dig deeper. Use the keywords to develop search strategies within the research article collections. What has been researched and published on your topic? Use this information to develop your knowledge base and complete your assignments.