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Why Use Reference Resources?

Bush Library provides you access to many encyclopedias and dictionaries.
By using with these resources you will:

  • Get background information on your topic (e.g., person, event, theory, terminology, etc.)
  • Discover additional search terms to use when searching for book and article resources, and
  • Find citations to other works (e.g., books, articles) providing longer, more detailed coverage on specific aspects of the topic.