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Getting Started With Research Resources: Reference

Information on how to find resources for research, evaluate, and ethically cite them, as well as writing and citation help.

North reading room of the library

The Raven, or North Reading Room, of the Library

The simplest way to find a good background article on your topic is to search one of our reference eBook collections. But browsing is a fine way, too, and gives you access to thousands of print encyclopedias. And sometimes when you browse you find something you did not even know you were looking for.