Using Subject Encyclopedias

Course name and number______________________

Name: _____________________________

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______
                                                                                             Pages_____ to____


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: