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Reference Databases

These databases allow you to search for your topic across multiple reference sources.


Search the E-book Catalog for reference e-books

Searching in this box will take you to the E-book Catalog.

To search for reference e-books, put in:

  • "small business" AND (dictionary OR encyclopedia OR handbook OR manual OR guide)
  • "religion" AND (dictionary OR encyclopedia OR handbook OR manual OR guide)
  • "ecology" AND (dictionary OR encyclopedia OR handbook OR manual OR guide)

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