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Academie Royale des Sciences et des Artes: Step 1: Background Information

Getting Started

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Before you begin your in-depth research, your first step is to locate background information on your assigned topic. Use the resources below to locate two articles to summarize. Then, work on developing a list of keywords related to your topic. 

Databases and eBooks

Developing Keywords

After you have read, reviewed, and summarized two articles, watch the video below for a review in developing keywords. Return to your Google Doc to develop a list of keywords to be used when you visit the library to locate in-depth information and print resources related to your topic.