Background information on the topic of your group project can help you focus and refine your research. It can provide you with a big picture context within which you can place your own work. It can provide information from reliable sources that provides a framework for readers of the report that your group produces.
Where to start?
Many of our databases are searchable via the BU Libraries Search, but you can also search directly within the databases. Visit our Databases A-Z list and browse by the following subjects:
Our Subject Librarians have compiled a variety of subject specific guides that bring together relevant resources from across our collections with selected sources from the internet. You can browse these guides by subject here: https://library.bu.edu/guides
Note that you can also perform a keyword search across the guides by using the searchbox in the top left corner.
Examples of useful guides include: