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UCO 1200 The Sweet Science: Boxing and American Culture: Getting Started

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Getting started: encyclopedias and dictionaries that provide background information.

Thoughts on the Research Process: Suggestions for asking questions, developing a research plan, and evauating resources

Finding Books: suggestions for finding books at Appalachian State University, UNC-Asheville, and Western Carolina University (WNCLN Catalog).

Finding Articles: suggested databases for finding journal, magazine, and newspaper articles.

Primary Sources: suggested library and online collections to primary source material. Includes information on finding primary sources in the library catalog and on the web.

Research Help: includes tutorials on library services, evaluation of resources, avoiding plagiarism, as well as tools for composing a list of works cited and links to writing websites and manuals.

Boxing related Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

Subject encyclopedias and dictionaries are good starting points for identifying key figures and concepts.

Electronic Encyclopedias and Dictionaries:

Subject Guide

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