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Online Reference Resources

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This guide is designed to help you locate online reference sources such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and directories. 

Reference titles may be part of a publisher's online collection.  These collections are listed under the next tab. 

You can also locate online reference titles using

Print reference sources can be located using the Library catalogue with the location limit Reference. Click on any of the tabs above to get started.


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