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Finding reference sources
Search for reference sources in Summon using the search box above. Another strategy is to simply browse our Reference Collection by the relevant Library of Congress call numbers.
The library also subscribes to a variety of databases that provide or point to reference sources in our collection. Search one of the reference databases listed below:
Grove Art Online
Access the entire texts of the 34-volume Dictionary of Art (1996) with annual updates. This authoritative online resource for the history of the visual arts includes articles on painting, sculpture, architecture, graphic and decorative arts and more.
Canadian Reference Centre
Access the full text of Canadian magazines, reference books and newspapers.
Access reference material for chemistry and physics research. Features achievements of notable scientists, terminology, constants, units & conversion factors, as well as mathematical tables and sources of physical and chemical data.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Access a collection of reference books covering a wide variety of topics and subjects, ranging from current events to classics and from Arts & Humanities to small business.