CQ Electronic Library is a reference resource for research in American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs. The suite includes CQ Almanac, CQ Researcher Plus Archive, CQ Magazine, and Politics in America.
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Specialized encyclopedias contain background information on a topic and can give you ideas for narrowing your topic.
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