This guide contains resources to support your coursework in @Boston: Food is Love! including articles, data, and context for your general impressions about Boston neighborhoods.
Background sources--like dictionaries and subject encyclopedias--provide contextual information and answer straight-forward questions. They include definitions, statistics and other details. You can use this type of source to help narrow your research topic, find data to support your thesis and identify keywords and main ideas to use as search terms.
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