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HIST 1110: Origins of the Modern World to 1500: Reference Sources

Selected library and internet resources for SLU students in History 1110: Origins of the Modern World to 1500.

Reference Sources

There are many types of reference sources, including:

  • dictionaries
  • encyclopedias
  • biographical dictionaries
  • atlases
  • chronologies

These sources provide background information on a topic and can quickly prepare you for more in-depth research. They can also lead you to other sources if you read closely and make note of works cited that you might be interested in.

Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

Click the links below to find encyclopedias and dictionaries that cover the following time periods. 

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