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REA 091- Northwest - Annotated Bibliography: Part "A"/Entries 1 & 2: Specialized Reference Work


  • Locate two (2) encyclopedia articles from either the Gale Virtual Reference Library or the Library Catalog or MEGASearch on your topic. 
  • Email the articles to yourself with the MLA citation (compatible with Gale Virtual Reference Center and MEGASearch).

Online Reference Resource

Begin your career exploration by gathering background information or getting the "big picture" first.   


Search the Catalog

For locating books, e-books, and DVDs that are specific to your topic, it is important to utilize the Library Catalog for your search.

Search the Library Catalog by word, subject, author title, call number, local call number




NOTE: In general, books about Biology and Genetic Disorders can be found on the library shelves in the following sections:

QH   Biology                                                    QH Genetics
QM   Human Anatomy                                       RB Genetic Disorders



Tips for searching the catalog:

    • USE simple words or phrases, like "genetic disorder" or "Cystic fibrosis"


  • AVOID typing in long phrases. (See what happens when you type in "What are the most common genetic disorders?")
  • Find books at a specific campus by clicking LOCATION.
  • Or request books from another campus by clicking  REQUEST.