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One Book One Campus: The Other Wes Moore

Resources for students hoping to explore issues central to the 2015-2016 One Book One Campus selection "The Other Wes Moore" in greater depth.

Finding Background Information

Reference materials provide broad, general overviews of a topic. Most reference sources usually also feature a reference list or bibliography that can be a helpful tool in finding additional sources. As you read through a reference entry, make note of information that you would like to explore more. Then use the reference list to find information about the source that was cited. 

Our Online Reference Collection organizes sources by subject area or discipline. Some areas of interest for researching The Other Wes Moore are:

Encyclopedias and Statistics

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