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Getting started

Consult encyclopedias and other reference resources to get a good understanding of your topic as well as vocabulary/key terms associated with it.


Print reference resources

In addition to reference books listed below, be sure to browse areas near them on the shelf and take a look at current science and general news magazines on display.

  • Encyclopedia of Environment and Society 5v.  R304.203 ROB
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Science 4th ed. 6v.  R503 GAL
  • MacMillan Encyclopedia of Chemistry 4v. R540.3 MAC
  • A Guide to the Elements R546.8

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Citing your Sources


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