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Sociology: Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Why Use Encyclopedias?

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Specialized encyclopedias contain background information on a topic and can give you ideas for narrowing your topic.

Online Reference Databases

Try these databases to search through many encyclopedias at once:

Selective List of Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

Meet Your Librarian

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Patricia Vander Meer
Contact:
Waldo Library

Research and Instruction Services

(269) 387-5191

pat.vandermeer@wmich.edu