Before you can start any research on your topic, you must have a background knowledge about your topic. Books, reference sources, and websites can provide you with that knowledge.
This is important because:
Remember, background information is always a starting point for research, not an ending point.
Wikipedia Yes, it is OK to use Wikipedia for background information, but never cite to it. And only use it as a starting point.
Before you can begin searching for information, you need to identify keywords related to your topic. Key terminology can be easily be found by scanning:
If you are still struggling: