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CHIN 101 and 201 with Flora Chuang: Reference/Encyclopedia/Background Information Sources

Reference Sources: Why and When to use them

Reference sources (things like encyclopedias and dictionaries) are really useful for reliable, background information on a topic, like a festival or holiday.


You can use the following two links to search two online databases (CREDO and GVRL) that include reference sources. OR, I have also highlighted some potentially useful PRINT and ONLINE reference sources.

Online Reference Sources