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FYW: Science, Pseudoscience, and Skepticism (Wamsley): Encyclopedias/Reference Sources

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Why Use Reference Sources (like Encyclopedias)?

  • Get a quick overview of your topic - not bogged down in tiny details
  • Find important keywords/concepts and their synonyms
  • Find information that sparks your interest in further research
  • Find other helpful sources in the bibliography/list of references

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Mary Fairbairn
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James B. Duke Library
Furman University
3300 Poinsett Highway
Greenville, SC 29613
864-294-3226