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Encyclopedias
Encyclopedias 

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 Encyclopedias

 Encyclopedias contain      factual  articles on many  subjects.

 There are two types of  encyclopedias -- general and  subject. General  encyclopedias provide  overviews on a wide variety  of topics. Subject  encyclopedias contain entries  focusing on one field of  study.

Use an Encyclopedia

  • when looking for background information on a topic
  • when trying to find key ideas, important dates or concepts

Examples

  • Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Campaigns (subject encyclopedia)
  • Encyclopedia Americana (general encyclopedia)
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library (online subject encyclopedias)
  • Credo Reference (online general and subject encyclopedias, dictionaries and handbooks)


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