Encyclopedias & Other Reference Resources


Our reference resources — encyclopedias, dictionaries, gazeteers, glossaries, thesauruses, indexes, guide books, etc. — can help you define and understand the fundamental terms and ideas of a discipline.

Wikipedia is always a good place to start, but our reference resources can help you find more specialized information and guidelines.


Start with Our Reference Databases


Here are some popular reference resources:

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Our physical reference resources are also quite helpful. They can be found on the first floor of the library, behind the reference desk.

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