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eReference vendors with ebooks


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Think of Credo as the academic Wikipedia. It has reliable information on a wide variety of topics and provides the full text to a number of trusted reference books.

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GVRL provides authoritative reference sources including encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference works. It covers a wide range of topics.

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Other eReference resources


These eReference resources don't have ebooks, but they're still useful.

What is eReference?

Reference materials provide a summary or set of facts on a specific topic. These materials don't contain scholarly criticism or analysis.

There are many different types of reference materials, including (but not limited to):

  • Almanacs
  • Atlases
  • Bibliographies
  • Citation manuals
  • Dictionaries
  • Directories
  • Encylopedias
  • Guidebooks
  • Handbooks
  • Indexes
  • Manuals
  • Statistics
  • Yearbooks

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