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Biographical, Statistical and Other Reference Sources

There are other reference sources which you may need to consult in order to find specific information on your topic: Briefly, they are:
  • Biographical sources - provide profiles of people.

  • Statistical sources - provide numeric and tabular data.

  • Almanacs and Databooks - provide a concise collection of data and other reference material.

  • Atlases and Maps - provide geographic, spatial information.

  • Yearbooks and Annuals - provide a review of recent developments, events and/or research.

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