Why use encyclopedias? Although they can’t be counted as scholarly sources for your papers, encyclopedias
- Provide background and survey articles by experts and scholars in the field
- Are often accompanied by a bibliography of key books and articles
- Can provide a quick start for your research
Resources with this icon may be accessed through on-campus computers, including those located in the Libraries. However, off-campus access is restricted to current UCSD students, faculty, and staff.
These are a *very* small fraction of the subject encyclopedias available online or in print. To find more:
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