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ENG 1A (Budd): Pre-research/Reference

Reference Materials

Reference materials, like dictionaries and encyclopedias, provide general overviews of topics.  This is a great place to start your information gathering, once you have a topic.  These sources are perfect for your project's introduction and background sections.


Off-campus Access:

Log in with W# and Library Password.

Password: First 2 letters of first name, first 2 letters of last name, and last 4 digits of your W#

Example: jado6789


eReference Databases

Sample of Specialized Encyclopedias