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ENGL1120/Grinberg: Encyclopedias

Reference Databases

Gale Virtual Reference Center is a database containing reference works (dictionaries and encyclopedias). It may be a very helpful resource for you.

Finding Encyclopedias in Discovery

Finding encyclopedias in Discovery is very similar to finding books. There is just one additional step, adding "encyclopedia" as one of your keywords. Below is a screenshot of how to search for encyclopedias in the Libraries' Catalog.


Search results for "television" and "encyclopedia" in Discovery with the limiter set to "Catalog Only"


Below are a few encyclopedias from the Library Catalog that you may find useful.

Television Actors & Actresses


Television Encyclopedias

Subject Encyclopedias