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CADR 321: Background

A course guide for CADR 321: Research Methods in Conflict Analysis & Dispute Resolution

Background Information

As you start your research, what information do you already know about your topic? What information would be useful to know? Encyclopedias and dictionaries are good sources to consult when you are at the beginning of your research and you are compiling the basics about your topic. Also, search the catalog for books on your topic that can provide a detailed history of it.

Finding Books on Your Topic

Reference Sources

Encyclopedias and dictionaries can provide background information. Some are located on the first floor of the GAC by the circulation desk. A few that might be useful are: