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This guide will introduce you to resources related to education, educators, and teaching.

Public Services Librarian

Jessica Burkhardt
610-282-1100 x 1443

Online Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

Reference resources are designed to give you background information on a topic, including quick facts, summaries, and overviews. This information can help you to familiarize yourself with the history, leading personalities, concepts, vocabulary, and current issues related to your topic.

Examples include:

  • dictionaries
  • encyclopedias
  • almanacs
  • atlases
  • biographical dictionaries
  • handbooks and guides

All of the resources listed below are available full text online.