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Electronic Reference Shelf

These resources contain specialized encyclopedias and other tools that can help you refine your topic before jumping into a more specialized subject area database.

Selected Dictionaries

These are just a few of the many specialized resources that can be found through the Library Search Box. Include the term "encyclopedia" or "dictionary" in your keyword search.

If you would like more assistance looking for background information or other reference material, please contact your subject librarian, or visit Ask A Librarian for options to email or schedule an appointment.

Selected Encyclopedias