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Using Various Research Sources

Using Encyclopedias

Encyclopedias contain authoritative information about a variety of topics in every field of knowledge. Entries are usually alphabetically arranged.  Digital versions are searchable by keyword or subject. Subject encyclopedias provide in depth information on a single subject or a single field of activity. Encyclopedias are good starting tools for research work!

The following are some online encyclopedias subscribed by the Library:

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Free Encyclopedia on the Web: