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Recommended Encyclopedias

Why Reference?

An excellent place to begin your research!

  • Find background information, overviews, summaries, statistics, etc.
  • Find keywords for searching
  • Online or print 
  • Written by subject experts
  • Examples: encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, directories

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Online Reference