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How do I find reference sources?

A guide to finding online and print reference sources like dictionaries, encyclopedias, etc.

Starting Points - Encyclopedias

Below are some starting points for encyclopedias. Specialized encyclopedias for specific disciplines can also be found on our subject guides.

Other Encyclopedias

You can locate other encyclopedias, including those in our print collections, using the Library Catalog. Select Advanced Search and enter "Encyclopedias" as a subject keyword. Below are some sample searches.

  • Chemistry Encyclopedias
  • India Encyclopedias
  • World War 1939-1945 Encyclopedias
  • Encyclopedias Chicago
  • Encyclopedias Art

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