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Scholarly encyclopedia on a particular subject are a great first source to use when you're starting to research a new topic.

Written by experts, entries in scholarly, subject encyclopedias give you crucial background information on a topic including:

  • Definitions
  • Statistics & demographics
  • History of the topic
  • Important researchers and scholars
  • Positives & negatives of controversial topics
  • References to other sources you can use to expand your research
  • Keywords you can use in further searches

The SCC Library has 100s of reference books, in both print and in electronic form in Library databases.

Encylopedia databases

Example encyclopedias in Library databases:


   The Gale Encyclopedia of Science     The Business Plans Handbook      Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics 

Research help

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