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International Development Studies

This research guide describes local library resources as well as selected Internet resources

Electronic Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

Reference materials include guides to the literature, bibliographies,encyclopedias, dictionaries and handbooks.

They provide important background information on a topic, factual information such as names, numbers, dates etc. In addition to the information provided in encyclopedia articles are the references usually provided at the end of articles. These are pointers to additional resources available on the topic. Print dictionaries and encyclopedias are located at the Learning Commons (Alden Library, 2nd Floor).