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History - Asian

A guide to library and quality web resources useful for Asian history research

Why Use Reference Works?

Reference works include encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, directories, and other succinct background or factual materials to aid in research.

  • They may give you a succinct overview of a topic. 
  • They may help you identify a topic to explore in depth.
  • They may provide quick, reliable facts.
  • They may include bibliographies that will lead you to detailed studies.

Best Bet

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, & Handbooks

Bilingual Dictionaries

oxford language dictionaries online database link

Atlases & Maps

Biographical Information

Country History Overviews