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Reference Sources

This is a great place to get an overview of a topic to jumpstart your research! 

World History in Context and US History In Context
These databases have primary sources, chronologies, biographies, books, and articles.  One-stop shopping for historical research!

Opposing Viewpoints

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Biography in Context

Health and Wellness

Literature Resources from Gale
Research authors and their works, literary movements and genres. 

Encyclopedias

Britannica Online
Comprehensive online encyclopedia.

Oxford Reference Online
Amazing compendium of Oxford reference titles.

Oxford Art Online

Oxford Music Online 

eLibrary

Dictionaries & Thesauri

Oxford English Dictionary
Not all dictionaries are created equal.  The famed OED is truly a great dictionary.

Visual Thesaurus
This is a unique way to find the perfect word.  Discover words through visual meaning maps!

Oxford Reference Online
Amazing compendium of Oxford reference titles.


 



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