The Credo Reference database has many dictionaries and encyclopedias available to you online. Use your student ID and PIN numbers to login.
Dictionaries and encyclopedias are types of general reference works that provide brief and concise factual information.
Use these subject-specific resources to get started on a research topic by exploring background information and finding key terms and concepts:
Reference books and databases provide general, introductory and background information, which is helpful when beginning to explore and develop a research topic:
A compendium of knowledge or branches of knowledge presented in a comprehensive but easy-to-read and concise manner: