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Chicana & Chicano Studies (CHIC) -- Immigration Focus: Resources-Background Information

Research resources for those with an immigration focused topic in Chicana & Chicano Studies

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Do "preresearch" on your topic before you get bogged down in the details. Articles in subject encyclopedia and academic reference books can bring you up-to-speed on your topic, provide definitions, background information, timelines, dates, basic statistics, bibliography and lists of additional resources, and even theoretical explanations about how we know what we know about a topic. Online encyclopedias often contain additional content such as images, videos, links to websites, etc. Find additional print reference books on your topic by searching the library's catalog.