When you begin a research project, it is helpful to do some background reading to get some basic information on your topic, e.g., keywords, important names, dates, etc. CredoReference is a fulltext online reference service comprised of over 3 million entries from hundreds of well-regarded reference titles. Content includes dictionaries, encyclopedias, atlases, and subject-specific titles.
Subject-specific reference materials can provide beginning researchers with the following:
Hint: Look for the word count at the bottom of each entry to find longer articles.
Ref 305.42 G816 2003
Ref 920.72 N899t 2001
Ref 305.4 R869 2000
Ref 920.72 W872
Ref 305.40972 S634w 2011