Using Subject Encyclopedias
Course name and number______________________
Subject encyclopedias differ from general encyclopedias in that they provide more in-depth, scholarly coverage of specific topics or specific disciplines. They may be single or multi-volume, and often contain excellent references and bibliographies. Subject encyclopedias could cover one person. They could cover a particular concept, issue, or time frame.
Subject Encyclopedia that covers ______________________________
Title of the subject encyclopedia_______________________________________________________
Call number and location______________________________________
Find the entry for your person, concept, issue, or time frame
1. Give the volume and page numbers for your entry. Volume______
2. Basic information: Overview, key events, concepts, issues and arguments.
List the section headings
3. The end of the entry has a bibliography (a list of recommended sources)
List three (3) sources from the bibliography in the spaces below: