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Reference Resources

The Amelia V. Gallucci-Cirio Library subscribes to more than 130 databases. These are most often used to find articles in journals, magazines, and newspapers, but many are also great for ready reference - from biographies to encyclopedic information in the sciences, history, literature, and business.

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General Reference

CREDO Reference - Full text of the best reference books, with images, customizable data, concept maps of results, sound, maps, and more.

Gale Virtual Reference - A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

General Reference Gold - Articles on current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.

WorldCat - OCLC catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide.

Recommended Websites

The Internet Public Library - Almanacs, dictionaries, encyclopedias, ready reference. - Dictionary, thesaurus, encyclopedia.

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