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Waidner-Spahr Library

Earth's Changing Climate: Reference Materials


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Reference Materials

The following reference works are only a small representation of the reference collection in the disciplines of Earth Sciences and Environmental Science. The library's reference collection is extensive and will contain many similar dictionaries and encyclopedias for hundreds of subject areas. An easy way to find additional reference works would be to do a SUBJECT search in the library catalog. For example, to find dictionaries and encyclopedias on Climate Change you would perform a subject search on CLIMATE CHANGE and add the keyword ENCYCLOPEDIA or DICTIONARY

Relevant subject headings for this project include:

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Subject Guide

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