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    Research and planning have forward and backward progress, don't let it get to you, and 
    ALWAYS feel free to ask a librarian!

     
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  • I have a few topics in mind...
    BUT I don't know which is best!

    Try these databases for general topic browsing and more in depth results.

    Explora
    Can explore current issues for topic overviews, varied formats such as articles, images, etc.  Houses Newspaper Source for evidence of current issues in specific localities.
    eLibrary
    General reference resource exploable by broad topics.  Contains overviews as well as varied formats of information.

    If you need some keywords for searching Google, try these.

    "common community issues"
    "universal community challenges"
    "name of the organization that relates to your topic" and "Stafford VA"
    "name of the organization that relates to your topic" and "Fredericksburg VA" 

    Don't forget that the official website for any organization (like the EPA) can be a wealth of knowledge!  You can find...

    -Experts to contact
    -News for local initiatives
    -Other groups that work on the same issue

     

  • I have it, I know my topic!  

    Great!  Double check with a librarian or Ms. Terrill and then you can navigate to the MVHS Database Page to access articles, newspapers, images, video, and many other resources to support your project! 

    In addition, the following websites could be helpful for the local component of your research.

     

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    Official website for Stafford County

     

     Face masks still required at Fredericksburg City Hall and government  buildings - Fredericksburg Today
    O
    fficial website for the City of Fredericksburg

     

    If you need keywords for searching Google, try these.

    "stafford county community issues"
    "fredericksburg city community issues"
    "stafford" and "insert your topic here"
    "fredericksburg" and "insert your topic here"

     

    Don't forget that the official website for any organization (like the EPA) can be a wealth of knowledge!  You can find...

    -Experts to contact
    -News for local initiatives
    -Other groups that work on the same issue