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Business Research Guide

Research resources for students and faculty in the School of Business & Economics

What is Background Information?

Background Information gives you an introduction to a topic, issue, or person. It's what you're looking for when you look up "Keynesian economics" or stagflation in an encyclopedia. Knowing a little bit about something you are researching helps you focus in on what's really interesting to you!
So...get a few facts, details, names and terms about your topic...then decide in what direction your curiosity wil take you.  

Reference Resources

Background Information for Business Majors: Online encyclopedias