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HUM 5 - Northern Africa Research: START HERE: Encyclopedias

How To Start Your Research

Begin your research by learning about a topic. Start by finding and reading encyclopedia articles to get an overview of your topic. 

Questions about this guide? Ask your librarian for help!

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   Search library databases

 Find passwords to access databases outside of school

Encyclopedias - MS

Search for your topic in one or more of the encyclopedias listed below. Use important keywords for the best results.

Go to the Database Passwords page  to access online resources outside of school or ask your librarian for help. 


Search tip:  Start your search in the Elementary OR  Middle level. Move to the High School level as needed.


Search tip: Start your search in World Book Student and then search World Book Advanced for more detailed information.