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Reference resources

Reference resources include dictionaries, encyclopaedias, thesauruses, atlases etc. These are a good starting point for an assignment as they can help you to identify subject terminology/keywords and key concepts. Some reference sources (e.g. encyclopaedias) may give an introduction to a topic as well. Find them all in Discover e.g. search for dictionary.

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