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Nutrition: Background

Background Information

Background information is found in sources such as specialized subject encyclopedias, handbooks, and dictionaries.  Background sources can provide definitions, dates, and names of important persons and events for a topic as well as additional titles to be consulted in books, journal articles, and conference proceedings.  They can suggest keywords that are useful for constructing a search strategy.

CREDO Reference

Merck Manual

Adam Medical Encyclopedia

Background Sources