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Astronomy: Background Research

This guide provide an introduction to most astronomy resources available in NWACC Library.

Why Conduct Background Research?

When we conduct background research, we are looking for explainers or overviews:

  • To gain familiarity with your topic.
  • To narrow your topic by finding specific aspects on which to focus.
  • To provide historical and social context.
  • To identify experts related to the topic.

Background Research Tips

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