Quick Reference Sources
The Quick Reference Sources are a collection of websites that have been divided into thirteen categories. This guide links to online sources that are useful for background information and quick facts. The sources provided here are frequently used and mostly general, you can find more subject specific sources under the Research Guides.
To navigate, click on the tabs at the top or the links to the left to access the information in each section.
In addition to the sources listed in this guide, useful and reliable information can also be found in these Internet websites:
ipl2: Information You Can Trust features a searchable, subject-categorized directory of authoritative websites; links to online texts, newspapers, and magazines; and the Ask an ipl2 Librarian online reference service.
Information Please provides authoritative answers to all kinds of factual questions, in a way that engages and entertains.
Definitions of terms or concepts throughout this libguide have been taken from the following sources: Dictionary.com and the Free Dictionary by Farlex.