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Background Information

Print and electronic reference works such as encyclopedias and dictionaries are a great place to start your research project. These background information sources provide overviews of a wide variety of subjects. Several reference books relating to mathematics are suggested on this page. It is not a complete list, so contact a librarian or search the catalog to find more.

Reference Database

Credo is a multi-disciplinary aggregate of hundreds of reference sources. 

Individual Electronic Reference Books

Individual Print Reference Books