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Reference Sources - General: Getting Started

A guide to dictionaries, encyclopedias, directories, biographies, and other general reference resources

Starting Points

The best way to begin a research inquiry or assignment is with a reference source. Reference sources include dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, and almanacs. The following sources are good starting points to find background information on a topic.

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