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D. Hiden Ramsey Library, University of North Carolina at Asheville
Using Reference Resources
A reference source is a compendium of authoritative information, compiled for ease of use.
Reference materials include
- subject or general encyclopedias, dictionaries and thesauri
- biographical compilations
Reference materials may be found on our main floor to the left of the Research Services Desk as well as online.
Gale Literature Resource Center
Articles, critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, and biographies covering authors, their works, and literary movements.
Covers scholarly research on English, American, and world literature, folklore, languages, and linguistics. 1926+
The World Bank: Data
Provides a comprehensive set of data about development in countries around the globe. Contains World Development Indicators (WDI), Global Development Finance (GDF), Africa Development Indicators (ADI), and Global Economic Monitor (GEM).