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Research Commons: Reference Sources

What are Reference Sources

Reference materials are various sources (e.g. dictionaries, encyclopedias, almanacs, atlases, bibliographies, handbooks, indexes, etc.) that provide background information or quick facts on any given topic.

Reference sources can be general or specialized (available in print and/or electronic formats) and cannot be checked out of the library.

Reference Material

Online Reference Sources

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