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HIS 237: U.S. History I
Reference Resources - Encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks and bibliographies
Reference or secondary sources are informational resources written by individuals who were not the actual participants in the topic at hand. They may be of value to your research since they often provide greater objectivity and different perspectives as a result of the passage of time. Common secondary sources include encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and bibliographies.
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Don't Forget: Always consult the bibliography at the end of a journal article for additional resources!
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The World Wide Web can be a helpful environment in which to access scholarly information. To search for more authoritative sites and information, use mediated search directories such as Google Scholar.
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Last updated: 8/12/11 cmr