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Online Encyclopedias

Search these online encyclopedias for background information on your topic.

Best Bet: Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of hundreds of subject-specific encyclopedias and specialized reference resources covering a wide variety of disciplines.

Credo Reference provides articles from over 600 titles with particular emphasis on encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, and reference handbooks.

 

Other Helpful Resources

CQ Researcher provides in-depth coverage of the most important issues of the day. 

African American Experience (ABC-CLIO)  Developed with the guidance of African American librarians and subject specialists, The African American Experience is the widest ranging and easiest-to-use online database collection on African American history and culture.

Global Road Warrior highlights information about the cultures, geography, and people of the world's nations. 

Gale Biography in Context biographical information for over 500,000 people

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Best Bet: Occupational Outlook Handbook career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.

O*Net OnLine O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more!

 

What is DISCOVER!?

Discover! is Ivy Tech's one-stop search for books, articles, and background information. Discover! searches: 

  • IvyCat
  • EBSCO and JSTOR article databases
  • Gale's Virtual Reference Library, Opposing Viewpoints in Context, and more

Discover!: Background Information

1. Enter your search term(s) in the Discover! box on the Library home page.

2. Refine your search:

3. Now you try!  

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