Getting Background Information

Wed. Jan. 14, 2015

At the start of each term, you will be faced with a new set of courses, professors, and topics that you’ll be working with for the next four months. To prepare for this, it’s a good idea to locate a source of background information to help you come to terms (literally) with your subjects. 

The library has a large collection of dictionaries and encyclopedias to help you do just that. These sources are all clustered together on the main floor of the library. This area is called the Reference Section. Here, you can find reference sources specific to various academic subjects and disciplines. 

As always, you can get research assistance in the library at our Reference Desk.

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