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Education: Reference

Why use reference works?

Reference works are sources that general information on topics (examples are encyclopedias and dictionaries).  When beginning the research process, you will need understand your topic (generally) and define key terms in your research.  The library subscribes to several reference databases and some of the links to them on this page is a great place to start.

Reference Databases

CREDO Reference: Education

Other Reference

Reference Materials