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Selected Electronic Reference Books
Below are several electronic dictionaries and encyclopedias in which you can find information on topics related to emotions.
Additional electronic reference books can be found by searching the databases provided on this page.
Background information can be found using online and print reference materials such as dictionaries and encyclopedias. They can help:
- to look up quick facts and definitions.
- to provide a quick overview of a topic.
- to develop vocabulary or keywords for searching.
- to find suggestions of additional sources.
Selected Reference Databases
You will find these databases useful for finding facts, definitions, and topic overviews:
Credo Reference provides access to a large number of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri and other reference books. Subjects covered include art, biography, history, literature, music, religion, and science and technology.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
GVRL is a database of scholarly multidisciplinary encyclopedias and specialized reference sources. A multitude of topic areas are covered, including: business, history, law, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, philosophy, religion, social science, and technology
Salem Health is a category in the Salem Press database that provides a variety of health e-books.
Selected Essays from Reference Databases
Click on the links below to see essays on topics related to emotion from the reference databases featured on this page.