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Library: Find Encyclopedias

Use encyclopedias to get an overview of your topic

That way, you can:

  • Refine and narrow your topic
  • Discover background information
  • Identify keywords that will help you search for other resources
  • Obtain your first scholarly, citable source for your project

Subject encyclopedias are perfect starting points for your research. You get authoritative, scholarly content, and you get a recommended reading list which will lead you to other high-quality content. 

Examples of subject encyclopedias

Encyclopedia Collections

Search the Library Catalog using "encyclopedia" as a keyword