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A starting point for Economics research.

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and other Reference Sources

  • Background information is found in Reference Sources.
  • Reference sources include encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks and directories.
  • They provide factual information, concepts, theories, definitions and terminology.
  • They can cover all subject areas or be subject or geographic specific.
  • Articles may be as short as a paragraph or many pages in length.
  • They may contain a bibliography that will refer you to other useful resources.


    Reference: Electronic

    OC Library:

    Click here to view and access online economics reference resources from OC Library.

    View a complete list of OC Library's online reference sources.

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    Free Access:

    EH.Net Encyclopedia of Economic and Business History

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