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HUM 2053 & HUM 2054 - Introduction to Asian Civilization I & II

This Guide is designed to assist you in locating and using resources you will need for your speeches and assignments in HUM 2053 and HUM 2054.

What are reference materials?

Reference resources include encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, almanacs, and handbooks that can provide background information about your research topic. Reference resources are a great place to begin if you are researching an unfamiliar topic. 


Reference Resources

Reference resources give you an overview or summary of a topic. They are useful when you need a basic definition or to gain a general understanding of a topic. Credo Reference and Gale eBooks also contain biography collections for reliable biographies on many important and prominent figures. Reference sources are often a good starting point for your research.