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Quick Reference Sources

This guide links to online sources that are useful for background information and quick facts.

Almanacs and Yearbooks

Almanacs


An almanac is an annual publication containing a calendar for the coming year, the times of such events and phenomena as anniversaries, sunrises and sunsets, phases of the moon, tides, etc., and other statistical information and related topics. 

Yearbooks


A yearbook is a book that is published by the graduating class of a high school or college, containing photographs of class members and commemorating school activities. It can also be a book that is published annually, containing information, statistics, etc., about the past year.