Indexes & Abstracts
|Reference Sources serve a variety of purposes. They can
- background or introductory information on a topic
- ways of finding materials on a topic
- statistical or tabular data as well as technical instruction.
They are good starting points for any research project or problem.
||Be aware that the information in these
reference sources may overlap, or the titles may be misleading e.g. dictionaries may be
called encyclopedias and vice versa. Click next for further explanation of the confusion