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HIST 349: The Age of Enlightenment - Dr. Tracey Rizzo - Fall 2014: Reference Materials

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 
  • statistics
  • biographical compilations
  • maps
Reference materials may be found on our main floor to the left of the Research Services Desk as well as online.

Reference Databases

Gale Virtual Reference Library