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General Reference: Home

This is a guide for finding general reference tools.

Introduction

Welcome to the General Reference subject guide. The purpose of this guide is to highlight the most useful general reference sources available in Loyola’s collection. Reference sources are valuable for finding topic overviews and background information, and offer credible, accurate alternatives to Wikipedia. Specialized reference sources can be found in relevant subject guides.

Online Quick Reference

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Use Reference Universe to search back-of-the-book indexes and entry titles in both our print and online reference collections; link to the library search to check location information or link to the entry if it is available online

 

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