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Background Information

Databases with Encyclopedias and Reference Information

Some of our library databases are also focused on providing background information. 

Examples include:

Keywords that could work in the Oxford Reference include:

  • British Raj
  • Indira Ghandi
  • "the emergency" and India

Try searching "Bengali" in the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Europa World provides information on countries. You could try searching for "Nigeria".

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