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Encyclopedias & Dictionaries Online

Credo Reference
Credo is an easy-to-use tool for starting research. Gather background information on your topic from hundreds of full-text general and subject-specific reference titles, as well as 500,000+ images and audio files and over 1,000 videos.

Funk & Wagnalls Encyclopedia
Basic encyclopedia entries covering a variety of subject areas.

Oxford English Dictionary
Alternative Name(s) & Keywords:
The OED is the largest and most authoritative English language dictionary.

Sage Knowledge
Access to selected reference books published by Sage.

How to Search in Credo:

Although this video states it is for Health students,
it is an excellent example of how to search within Credo.


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