1) Access Subjects A to Z on the Library home page, and choose a subject, such as:
2) Use the library catalogue.
Enter your topic followed by "encylopedias" or "historical dictionaries" as in the following examples:
africa history encyclopedias
peru historical dictionaries
Use the following guide to identify national and international biographical databases and dictionaries.
To find biographical dictionaries in the library catalogue, do a keyword search, as follows:
Enter the 'name of the country' and 'biography' and 'dictionary'
Example: india biography dictionary
To find biographical monographs in the library catalogue, enter the name of the person and the keyword 'biography.' To focus, once you are in the catalogue, choose biography under subjects on the side menu.
Example: louis riel biography
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