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Find: Encyclopedias & Statistics

More Encyclopedias

To find additional online subject encyclopedias in our e-book collections (Ebrary, EBSCOhost Ebooks, Oxford, Gale), do an ADVANCED SEARCH in the Library Catalog.

Enter your keywords and add the word 'encyclopedia' in the search boxes.

Then use the LOCATION LIMIT option to find only Ebooks.

Too few results? Use broader terms (PEOPLE instead of WOMEN).

Too many results? Be more specific (AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN instead of just WOMEN)

Why Reference?

An excellent place to begin learning about your topic and gathering background information.

library shelves 

Table of contents outlines what's covered and how it's organized.

Entries are often written by subject experts.

Bibliographies lead you to more sources on the topic.

Indexes help you build a list of keywords/search terms.