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Encyclopedia Collections

Biographical Dictionaries

Additional biographical sources can be found on the Biography guide.

Other Background Information



Finding reference sources

Reference works, such as encyclopedias, handbooks, and dictionaries, are great starting points for research and finding background on any subject. A few tips for finding reference sources:

  • Search for your broad topic in UW Worldcat and add the term "encyclopedias". For example: "science encyclopedias"
  • See our subject guides for reference sources in your subject area. 
  • Ask us!

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