Brief Wikipedia-like overviews can:
But you don't want to cite Wikipedia as a source in the bibliography of an academic paper.
Find scholarly encyclopedia & dictionary entries in Credo.
First time using the Credo database? Watch this search video specifically for Faculty of Health students.
Books can often provide the detailed background and overview information about your topic that you won't be able to find in encyclopedias (too short) or journal articles (too focused on very specific research questions or ideas).
You can find both print and ebooks (as well as videos and reports) using the library catalogue box below.
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Here is a small sample of catalogue searches you might find of interest:
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