Basic Information Sources

Summer 2005


Encyclopedia Americana. Danbury, Connecticut: Grolier, Inc. 1990. Ref AE 5 .E333 1990

Encyclopaedia Britannica. Chicago: Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1991. Ref AE 5 .E363 1991

World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago: World Book Inc., 1998. Ref AE 5 .W55 1998


Corsini, R. and Ozaki, B. D. Encyclopedia of Psychology. New York: Wiley, 1994. Ref BF 31 .E52 1994

Kadish, S. H. Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice. New York: Free Press, 1983 Ref HV 6017 .E52 1983

McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1997. Ref Q 121 .M3 1997

Sills, D. International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. New York: Macmillan Co., 1972. Ref H 40 .A2 I5 1972

Wolman, B. B. International Encyclopedia of Psychiatry, Psychology, Psychoanalysis & Neurology. 12 v. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., 1977. Ref RC 334 .I57


Webster'S Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary. Springfield, MA: Merriam-Webster Co., 1986. Ref PE 16238 .W5638 1986

Webster's Third New International Dictionary. Springfield, MA: G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976. Ref PE 1625 .E36 1976


Chapman, Robert L. Roget's International Thesaurus. New York: Harper & Row, Pub., 1984. Ref PE 1591 .R73 1984

Roget's II: The New Thesaurus. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1980. Ref PE 1591 .F737

Stein, Jess and Flexner, Stuart Bert. The Random House Thesaurus. New York: Random House, 1984. Ref PE 1591 .R28 1984


Information Please Almanac. New York: A & W Publishers, Inc. Ref AY 64 .I55

World Almanac. New York: Newspaper Enterprise Association, Inc. Ref AY 67 .N5 .W7 and through FirstSearch


Statesman's Yearbook. New York: St. Martin's Press. Ref JA 51 .S7


Encyclopedia of Associations. Detroit: Gale Research Co. Ref AS 22 .E5


Michigan Statistical Abstract. Detroit: Wayne State University. School of Business Administration. Bureau of Business Research. Ref HA 441 .M53

Statistical Abstract of the United States. Washington: U. S. Government Printing Office. Ref HA 202 and Online


Congressional Quarterly Weekly Reports. Washington: Congressional Quarterly, Inc., 1969--. Ref JK 1 .C66

Facts On File. Hew York: Facts On File, Inc., 1941--. Ref D 410 .F3


American Biographical Library

Ancestry Plus

Biography and Genealogy Master Index

Biography Index

Current Biography. New York: H. W. Wilson, 1940--. Ref CT 100 .C8

McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of World Biography. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1973. Ref CT 103 .M27


Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer of the World. New York: Columbia University Press, 1952. Ref G 103 .L7 1952

Rand McNally Commercial Atlas and Marketing Guide. Chicago: Rand McNally. Ref G 1019 .R22 Atlas Stand



Book Review Digest. New York: H. W. Wilson, 1905--. Index Section Ref A 1219 .C95 & FirstSearch


Applied Science and Technology Index. New York: H. W. Wilson, 1958-1990. Index Section Ref T 1 .A66 & FirstSearch

Biological & Agricultural Index
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Business Periodicals Index. New York: H. W. Wilson, 1958--1987. Index Section Ref HF 5001 .B983 & FirstSearch

Criminal Justice Periodical Index. Ann Arbor, MI: University Microfilms International, 1975--. Index Section Ref HV 8138 .C75 and ProQuest

Education Abstracts

Education Complete

ERIC - Resources in Education. Washington, D.C.: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1989-1993. Index Section
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Humanities Index. New York: H. W. Wilson, 1975-1997. Index Section Ref AI 3 .H85 & FirstSearch

New York Times Index. New York: New York Times Co., 1851-1991. Index Section Ref AI 21 .N56 & InfotracWeb (2000-present) and Lexis-Nexis (1980 to present).

Nursing And Allied Health Literature. Glendale, CA: CINAHL Information Systems, 1956-1995. Index Section Ref RT 41 .C942 & FirstSearch and ProQuest


Psychological Abstracts
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Public Affairs Information Service Bulletin. New York: Public Affairs Information Service, 1960-1993. Index Section Ref JA 3 .P92

Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature. New York: H. W. Wilson, 1915-1993. Index Section Ref AI 3 .R48 & FirstSearch

Social Sciences Index. New York: H. W. Wilson, 1975-1989. Index Section Ref AI 3 .S62 & FirstSearch