Tips

Encyclopedias are great for:

  • choosing a topic
  • quick self-education
  • perspective on a topic
  • variant spellings, vocabulary, terminology
  • bibliography

Cambridge Histories

Language Dictionaries

Holocaust

Bibliographies

Recommended for primary and secondary sources:

Encyclopedias, online (via Cornell Library)

Note: Similar titles exist in print and online for other nations, other topics.  To find them, ask at Olin Reference or use the Advanced Search in the Library catalog.

Encyclopedias in the print library collections

Note: Similar titles exist in print and online for other nations, other topics.  To find them, ask at Olin Reference or use the Advanced Search in the Library catalog.