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Starting your research


Why use books?

  • To read summarized knowledge on established areas of research.
  • To get a good starting point for selecting and refining a topic.
  • To find bibliographies and reference lists that will help you identify other important works on a subject.

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Good databases for books include:


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SUNY Potsdam College Libraries
44 Pierrepont Ave
Potsdam, NY 13617