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Source: 'Tree of Knowledge' painted by Mrs Janice Bruny for Western Sydney University
Dictionaries and encyclopedias are a good starting point when researching a topic as they provide definitions, explanations or general overviews.
Journal articles often provide the most current and authoritative research on a topic. The Library subscribes to databases to provide you access to these sources which are usually not freely available via the World Wide Web. You can search databases on your chosen topic and locate full-text articles, abstracts of articles or citations. Check the Catalogue by journal title if the database does not give you the full-text or a link to full-text elsewhere. A comprehensive listing of databases is provided on the main e-Resources page
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