Reference sources are an excellent place to start your research. They can give you a credible overview of a person or movement or theory. Even better, each article frequently includes a list of works cited that can be used to springboard your research.
How can you find these kinds of sources?
- Type your topic into QuickSearch. When you get a list of results, look at your Content Filter on the left side of the page. There should be an option to click on "Reference Articles" (you may need to click Show More to see this option).
- or, Go directly to a database of just reference sources like: