Reference resources are tools that can help you find background information on a topic. At DeWitt, we have several electronic collections for your use as well as a print collection:
View the Electronic Reference Collection
Below are three electronic collections of encyclopedias; we recommend trying more than one for your topic since they search completely different bodies of information.
Oxford English DictionaryThe accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium.
Reference Resources Subject GuideAn extensive list of print and electronic reference resources, organized by academic discipline.
Use the Print Reference Collection
The print reference collection is located on the first floor of DeWitt Library.