These are hardcopy reference books available at the Bentley Library. Search the Library's Catalog to find more titles of interest or ask a Librarian who can recommend resources for your specific topic:
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Why use Reference Books
Locating background information in general and subject specific encyclopedias and dictionaries and other reference resources will help you put information in context.
Consulting reference materials will help you:
Get an overview of the subject.
Note key concepts/developments.
Identify significant authors.
See a chronology/timeline.
Discern connections/interrelationships with other developments.
Develop a list of search terms.
Use the bibliographies to locate other information on your topic.