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- Oxford Reference Online"Contains about 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press."
- Sage Reference OnlineThe premier social sciences platform for SAGE and CQ Press book, reference, and video content.
- CREDO ReferenceSearch 3,502,802 full text articles in 987 titles from 116 publishers.
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- MedlinePlusHealth information from the National Library of Medicine
- STAT!RefSTAT!Ref is an electronic medical library that allows users to cross-search more than 350 medical resources in over 50 disciplines, such as Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment, Mosby's GenRX, and the Griffith 5 Minute Clinical Consult, among others.
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|Oxford English Dictionary
Available in both print & online
PE 1625. O87
|American Heritage College Dictionary
PE 1628 .A6227 2002
|Webster's New World College Dictionary
PE1628 .W5629 2016
|Bartlett's Familiar Quotations (1919)
(17th edition) PN 6081. B27 2002
|The OWL at Purdue|
|Harvard College Writing Center|
|Elements of Style (1918)
(4th Edition) PE 1408. S772 2000
|Style: The Basics of Clarity and Grace
PE 1421. W5455
|Academic Writing for Graduate
Students PE 1408. S7836 2004
What is Reference?
Historically, the reference section of a library contains the library's reference books. Reference materials often include dictionaries, encyclopedias, bibliographies, style guides, software manuals, or standards and are generally used to find facts or provide a broad overview of a topic. They should not be used as major sources for research papers or other projects.
In 2018 the Marriott Library moved our physical reference materials to the Automated Retrieval Center (ARC) and are available by request through our catalog. Since many of our reference materials can be accessed online, this Research Guide serves as an online reference section.
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