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Published on April 23, 2010

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Reference Books : Reference Books Research Materials What is a Reference Book? : What is a Reference Book? Definition of a Reference Book: a book containing useful facts or specially organized information, as an encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, yearbook, etc. reference book. (n.d.). Dictionary.com Unabridged. Retrieved March 23, 2010, from Dictionary.com website: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/reference book Examples of Reference Books: : Examples of Reference Books: Encyclopedia Dictionary/thesaurus Atlas Almanac What is an Encyclopedia? : What is an Encyclopedia? A comprehensive reference work containing articles on a wide range of subjects or on numerous aspects of a particular field, usually arranged alphabetically. encyclopedia. (n.d.). The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Retrieved March 23, 2010, from Dictionary.com website:http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/encyclopedia What is a Dictionary? : What is a Dictionary? A reference book containing an alphabetical list of words, with information given for each word, usually including meaning and pronunciation. dictionary. (n.d.). The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Retrieved March 23, 2010, from Dictionary.com website:http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/dictionary What is a Thesaurus? : What is a Thesaurus? A book of synonyms, often including related and contrasting words and antonyms. thesaurus. (n.d.). The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Retrieved March 23, 2010, from Dictionary.com website:http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/thesaurus What is an Atlas? : What is an Atlas? A book or bound collection of maps. atlas. (n.d.). The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Retrieved March 23, 2010, from Dictionary.com website:http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/atlas What is an Almanac? : What is an Almanac? an annual publication containing a calendar for the coming year, the times of such events as anniversaries, sunrises and sunsets, phases of the moon and tides. a publication containing future positions of celestial objects, star magnitudes, and culmination dates of constellations. an annual reference book of useful and interesting facts relating to countries of the world, sports and entertainment. almanac. (n.d.). Dictionary.com Unabridged. Retrieved March 23, 2010, from Dictionary.com website: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/almanac

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