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A Guide to Reference Sources

Sources that include authoritative facts and background material, to include: biographies, book reviews, dictionaries, encyclopedias, facts and figures, issue reports, pro/con, and more.

What Are Reference Sources?

This guide is to help researchers of all levels identify authoritative reference sources to support their research. What are reference sources? Reference sources are resources used to locate authoritative facts, background materials and basic information at the start of your research.

Major Digital Reference Sources

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