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Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

In addition to the resources below, you may want to browse the chemistry textbooks in the Clemens Library, QD 31 - QD 33

Search Online Reference Collections

Credo, Gale, and Oxford offer online reference collections that let you cross-search many dictionaries and encyclopedias at once! 



Not sure if it's okay to use Wikipedia or a web search as a starting point for your research? Check with your instructor or a librarian!

For an overview of the issue, check out Wikipedia's Citing Wikipedia article!