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Finding Primary, Secondary, & Tertiary Sources

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Tertiary Sources: the mashup

Tertiary Sources:  Sources that assemble information from a variety of primary and secondary sources. The viewpoint is general and most removed from the original source.

Examples:  Dictionaries, encyclopedias, databases, abstracts, directories, indexes, fact books, almanacs, guidebooks, manuals, textbooks.

Reference Resources by Department

Scroll through reference titles about Art or Design below. To see more, click here.

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Scroll through reference titles about Biological Sciences below. To see more, click here.

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Scroll through reference titles about Business below. To see more, click here

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Scroll through reference titles about Computer science, Mathematics & Statistics below. To view more, click here.

Computer Science

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Mathematics

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Statistics

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Scroll through reference titles about Engineering below. To view more, click here.

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Scroll through new reference titles about Health Sciences below. To view more, click here.

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Scroll through new reference titles about Kinesiology below. To view more, click here.

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Scroll through reference titles about Languages, Literature & Mass Communications below. To view more, click here.

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Scroll through reference titles about Music below. To view more, click here.

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Scroll through reference titles about Physical & Environmental Sciences below. To view more, click here.

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Scroll through reference titles about Social & Behavioral Science below. To view more, click here.

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Scroll through reference titles about Teacher Education below. To view more, click here.

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Scroll through reference titles about Theatre Arts below. To view more, click here.

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