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Reference Resources

Good Starting Points

Credo Reference (Varies)
A good place to start research using a variety of reference sources ...
Encyclopedia Britannica Online (Current)
Authoritative, detailed encyclopedia articles ...
Gale Virtual Reference Library (1999-Present)
More than twenty reference books and encyclopedias ...
Oxford Reference Online (Varies)
Definitions & brief reference articles from on many subjects ...

Additional Resources

Auto Repair Reference Center (1954-Present)
Automobile repair information. ...
Biography and Genealogy Master Index (1975-present)
Citations to biographical dictionaries & other sources. Not full text. ...
Birds of North America Online (Varies)
Detailed information on U.S. and Canadian birds. ...
Books in Print (current)
Books available for purchase ...
Cabell's Publishing Directories (Current)
To identify resources for publishing in Business (accounting, economics and finance, management, marketing), Education, Library and Information Science, Psychology, Psychiatry, Computer Science, Health Administration, and Nursing ...
Choice Reviews (1988-Present)
Academic book reviews ...
CQ Electronic Library (1972-Present)
U.S. politics, history, public policy, and current affairs ...
Foundation Directory Online (In Library only) (Varies)
Largest U.S. Foundations and Grants ...
Gale Directory Library (2010-Present)
Growing collection of reference directories ...
Google Scholar (Varies)
Academic preprints, Web sites, and journal articles ...
Journal Citation Reports (2009)
to determine a publication's impact and influence in a research subject. ...
Opposing Viewpoints (1983-Present)
Multiple views on popular social issues and other topics ...
Oxford English Dictionary (Current)
Definitions, etymology, and usage of English-language words ...
Oxford Music Online (Formerly Grove Music)
Definitions and extensive articles about music and musicians ...
Points of View Reference Center (varies)
Multiple views on popular social issues and other topics ...
Statistical Abstract of the United States (varies)
Includes comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. ...
Testing & Education Reference Center (Current)
Colleges, graduate programs, financial aid, practice tests, & test guidebooks ...
UlrichsWeb (Current)
Find desciptive information about periodicals, including which ones are peer reviewed. ...
WorldCat (1200-Present)
In-print and out-of-print books available for interlibrary loan. ...