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Recreation Management and Policy: Reference Sources

Why Use?

Good places to gather background information on a topic or get ideas when choosing a topic.

Background information:

  • definitions
  • specific factual information such as dates
  • overviews or summaries of topics
  • recommendations for additional sources

Types of reference sources:

  • specialized encyclopedias
  • dictionaries
  • directories
  • statistical compilations
  • handbooks
  • bibliographies




Online Reference Sources

Selected Print Reference Sources

These are located on Dimond Main Level:

Reference Librarian