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Reference sources can be a great place to go for background information, definitions, and overviews of a particular topic. HPU Libraries provides access to a number of subject encyclopedia in Communication and related areas. Not finding what you need? Just ask a librarian!
Credo Reference via NCLIVE
Credo is a database of background content, containing full-text entries to help learn the basics of any topic. Start your research here to focus your topic, find keywords and people, and discover more in-depth books and articles.
Search individual or multiple online encyclopedias and dictionaries covering a wide range of subjects, from science to education to history.
Access to thousands of full-text ebooks on a variety of topics. Search across the entire collection by title, author, or keywords.
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Foreign Language Dictionaries
The library has a number of foreign language dictionaries available in Reference. Here are just a few: