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Reference books like dictionaries and encyclopedias are great ways to get background information on your topic.
Use biographical resources to get information about people in history.
You will need to cite information you learn from reference works, just as you would from books and articles. Citation information is usually at the bottom of the screen if you are using an online reference source.
Literature Resource CenterThis link opens in a new windowThe LRC is a select compilation of the literary criticism series published by Gale. Find biographical and critical information about writers and literary and dramatic works.