Reference books (encyclopedias, handbooks, chronologies) are valuable sources of information.
Britannica Academic Edition under Databases on library website
Standard reference source for information
on many subjects.
Gale Virtual Reference Library under Databases on library website
A collection of full-text reference books
covering many subjects, including science,
math, and engineering.
Background information in print is also available in the REF Q, R, and T sections on the main floor and in the sub-basement.