Why Reference Sources?
Reference sources can provide you with valuable information such as:
- Background information
- Important figures
- Dates, places, and people
- Definitions and key terms
Lists of additional sources (articles, books, etc.)
They are an excellent way to begin your research by allowing you to become familiar with the topic in preparation to choose the best articles, books, and additional resources.
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Sociology/Anthropology Online Reference Titles
- CREDO reference
- Gale Virtual Reference Library
Browse list of online reference titles to match your resource needs
- Sage Knowledge
Scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks in social sciences, health, and environment
- Social Issues in America; An Encyclopedia
More than 150 key social issues confronting the United States today are covered.
- International Encyclopedia of Social Sciences
- Gale Biography in Context
- Britannica Online