Background Information

ENCYCLOPEDIAS:

The library has a wide range of encyclopedias that focus on specific topics. Be sure to check these out in the reference section.

Some of the topics we have encyclopedia sets on include:

Psychology
Ethics
Religion & American Culture
Christian Civilization
Bible
Judaism
Counseling
Theology
Art
Music
Archaeology
Ancient History

Cults
Missions
Philosophy

 

HOW DO I USE THE CATALOG TO FIND ENCYCLOPEDIAS?

Go to the online catalog search page located HERE. Then you can try a search in title or word using "encyclopedia".
 
encyclopedia search
Remember that items with a call number that includes "R" at the beginning will be a Reference resource.

 

AS YOU READ...

Take notes on key facts, dates, events, and people.

Check the bibliography at the end of encyclopedia and Wikipedia articles. These will give you great resources!

WHAT ABOUT WIKIPEDIA?

Wikipedia is a place to start your research-- but you should never END there!