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Quick Reference Guide

Contains key reference resources for writing, directories, encyclopedias, money, government info, quick facts, travel, education, geography, etc.

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General Encyclopedias

Purpose Statement: Provide a list of key authoritative, free, or UCI-licensed, web-based  English-language encyclopedias and finding tools for encyclopedias, which provide instructors and students in the major disciplines at UCI with easy access to frequently updated, comprehensive overviews of relevant topics, as well as bibliographies.

Subject Encyclopedias