Encyclopedias and other reference sources are a great way to quickly learn about your topic. They will help you develop more keywords to search, as well as pointing you to other resources in their bibliographies.
Try searching: "your topic keyword" AND encyclop*
You may also try searching dictionary, handbook, or guide.
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