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Encyclopedias: A Quick & Easy Way to Pick a Topic and Start Your Research: Databases Containing Encyclopedias

The advantages of using encyclopedias as a starting point in research and guidance in locating them. Includes links.

Reference Databases Containing Encyclopedias

Access Science: Online encyclopedia of science and technology. (Corresponds to the print version, McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology).

Credo Reference: permits simultaneous full text search of hundreds of dictionaries and encyclopedias in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.

Gale Virtual Reference Library: permits simultaneous full text search of hundreds of dictionaries and encyclopedias. Emphasis is on Liberal Arts.

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