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Encyclopedias

SPECIALIZED ENCYCLOPEDIAS

  • Specialized encyclopedias have articles that are more in-depth than articles in general encyclopedias.
  • They provide excellent overviews and can be helpful in preparing your outlines and research.
  • To locate a specialized encyclopedia in the field of psychology, click on Library Home Page and then click Start Your Research Here. Enter psychology encyclopedias in the Encore search box.

 

Examples in the Library

The Encyclopedia of Alzheimer's Disease  RC 523 .T87 2010

Fruit & Nuts: A Comprehensive Guide to the Cultivation, Uses, and Health Benefits of Over 300 Food-Producing Plants            SB 354.4 .L96 2006

The New Children's Encyclopedia  AG 5 .N28

eBook Examples

Beyond Brawn: The Insider's Encyclopedia on How to Build Muscle and Might  (CS Pub, 2012)

Concise Encyclopedia of Construction Terms and Phrases   (Momentum Press, 2013)

Encyclopedia of Financial Models  (John Wiley & Sons, 2013)

Online Examples

Encyclopedia of Television

The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

SFE: The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction

 Note:

The titles below are electronic resources.To access each one, click on Library Home Page and then click Start Your Research Here. Click on Databases A-Z.

Access Science: McGraw-Hill's Encyclopedia of Science and Technology Online

MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia 

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