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Reference tools can help you define topics, find keywords, and understand your topic broadly before you delve into deeper research.

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Encyclopedias & Quotes
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Credo Reference, Almanac of American Politics, electronic reference books, etc.
Money, Facts, Figures
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Biographies & Directories
Biography.com, Presidents of the U.S., online directories, post office ZIP code lookup, etc.
Physical World
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Dictionaries
General, languages, military, abbreviations, acronym finder, nautical, economy terms, etc.
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