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LGBTQ: Background Info & Choosing a Topic

These pages will help you learn the process of research on topics related to the LGBTQ+ community, including gender identity and expression, as well as sexuality. Guides will help you obtain background information, books, articles, primary sources, flms,

Reference Books - Finding Background Information

Reference Books can be excellent sources of background information on a topic.  

Credo Reference is a collection of online reference sources.  Use the search box below to find entries related to your research topic.

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We also have reference books on the shelves in the library.  To find them, do a keyword search in the library catalog, and limit your search to Reference Stacks - main level.


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Developing a Topic Worksheet

Choosing a topic and developing a research question can be challenging.This worksheet will help you transform your ideas into a workable topic.

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