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Wikipedia: Topic Overview

This guide will help you to use Wikipedia in an appropriate way to get background and bibliographic information.

Getting an Overview of the Topic

Wikipedia can help you get an overview of, or introduction to, your topic. Reading a Wikipedia entry may also suggest key words that you can use when you search in other sources such as the library catalog or library article databases. Below is an annotated result from a search on "GPS."

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