Reference Online (full text; current)
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Columbia Encyclopedia 6th edition, 2005, (InfoPlease)
Columbia Encyclopedia 6th edition 2005, (Bartleby.com)One way to locate subject-based reference materials is to browse the reference collection in the call number area(s) assigned to your topic.
All of the reference books in McGraw-Page Library are listed in MaconCat. You can locate reference items in the catalog using a subject or akeyword search, or by title if you know it.
For a subject search, type in a very broad subject discipline or topic as your major heading (i.e. sociology, art, chemistry, philosophy, women, water) and look for the subheadings encyclopedias or dictionaries, which are used for encyclopedias, or look for almanacs or statistics, which are used for almanacs.