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Reference Tools

  • Biography Reference Center -- Biographical information from various sources
  • Britannica Online -- Academic encyclopedia 
  • CQ Electronic Library -- Social affairs/government/ current issues from CQ Press; includes CQ Researcher, CQ Supreme Court Collection, and CQ Public Affairs; Encyclopedia of American Government
  • Contemporary Authors
  • Credo Reference -- 250 reference books from over 50 publishers, images, sound files, maps -- with a network of cross-references and other tools that allow you to compare data and build data tables
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library -- A collection of reference works related primarily to law and criminal justice (complete list of resources is available)
  • Global Road Warrior -- A guide to global culture, business, trade and travel.
  • Literary Reference Center Plus -- Supports literary research with books, encyclopedias, journals, and more.
  • LitFinder -- Short stories, essays, plays, speeches, poems--many full text
  • News Bank -- Find news articles covering topics in government, politics, social issues, culture, literature discoveries,
    inventions and more from hundreds of primary sources .