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CIS 120 - Online - Computer Information Systems: Encyclopedias

Reference Resources

Begin your research by developing some background information about your topic.  

Reference resources like encyclopedias are a great place to start your research background about many different topics, but they are especially useful when researching information about countries, cities, states, people, and cultures.  

Some reference resources are available in print at the library, and some, like the Gale Virtual Reference Library, are available electronically.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

World Book Online

Encyclopedia Britannica Online