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Reference Collection is a good place to start your research, such as biographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, directories, bibliographies, etc.

Selected Reference Works

Gale Virtual Reference Library - HISTORY
Gale Group; 2004
[Online]
An e-book database of encyclopedias, almanacs and reference sources for multidisciplinary research, including discipline of HISTORY.


The Usborne Book of World History
Milard, Anne; Vanags, Patricia; McEwan, Joseph; 2001
This is a reference work written for children. This work tells the history from civilizations to the early 20th century, discover how rulers, warriors, explorers, inventors, and revolutionaries have shaped the world we live in.


Wiley Online Library - HISTORY
John Wiley & Sons
[Online]
Consists of nearly 300 reference works covering subject areas in Business & Economics, HISTORY, Language & Linguistics, Literature & Cultural Studies, Philosophy, Religion, Sociology & Psychology.


World history encyclopedia
Andrea, Alfred J.; edited; 2015
[Online]
An unprecedented undertaking by academics reflecting an extraordinary vision of world history, this landmark multivolume encyclopedia focuses on specific themes of human development across cultures era by era, providing the most in-depth, expansive presentation available of the development of humanity from a global perspective. Well-known and widely respected historians worked together to create and guide the project in order to offer the most up-to-date visions available.


中外歷史辭海
方詩銘;丁義忠1993
本書是上海辭書出版社與臺灣東華書局股份有限公司合作出版的《辭海》系列分卷之一。