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Use these two library databases to find encyclopedia chapters for a history and overview of your topic, so you know the important names and events you'll need to discuss your topic.
For more ebook chapters, use the search box on the library's home page, and limit to Ebooks. That will search 170,000+ electronic books. You can download chapters.
Try searching for articles and books with some of these terms.
- If it's a phrase, add quotation marks so the words are searched together.
- overlap search terms with AND, or use Advanced Search.
Poverty AND "United States"
Poverty AND "Developing countries"
Poverty and [a specific country]
"Income distribution" and [a specific country]
Equality and "health care"
Health AND poverty
Minorities AND income
Poverty AND "public health"
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