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This is your center for Libraryelectronic, audio, visual and print resources. We provide computers and related equipment, group work space, private space, and professional assistance. Wireless? Of course!

The library extends its electronic material throughout the campus network and throughout the world to authenticated students and staff. Please email or speak with a computer lab manager (876-2741) or librarian (876-3151) regarding authentication.

Quick Start: Encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographies, almanacs, quotations and more!

Encyclopedia Britannica Old reliable, but you will usually need to go further.

Credo Reference 500 authoritative sources. Simply type your subject in “search for,” or click “find books” to scroll through all, or – you have to try this! – choose “topic pages” which brings together Credo content with our other sources – A convenient way to many projects. Includes Marquis Who’s Who products.

Gale Virtual Reference Library Substantial articles from well regarded reference books such as: Encyclopedia of Education, Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy, Fashion Costume & Culture, Encyclopedia of Islam & the Muslim World, Encyclopedia of Crime & Justice, Encyclopedia of Small Business, & many more.

Oxford Reference Online Outstanding reference sources of all kinds, such as: many language dictionaries, The Oxford Companion to the Photograph, A Dictionary of Genetics, The Handbook of International Financial Terms, The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, A Dictionary of African Mythology, & many more.

RefWorks Your own space for citation management and bibliography creation. Drop your citations (& links to full-text) into the cloud – work from anywhere, no software required – and produce bibliographies in any style.

World Almanac How many TV’s in the US? It’s in here.


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