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Finding Additional Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

To find additional encyclopedias and dictionaries, both print and online, use UW Libraries Search.

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  • Search for your broad topic and add the term encyclopedias. For example:
    • global warming encyclopedias
    • vietnam war encyclopedias
    • shakespeare encyclopedias
  • For language dictionaries, search for the language and add the term dictionaries. For example:
    • navajo language dictionaries
    • american sign language dictionaries
    • ladino language dictionaries english (for a Ladino to English dictionary)

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