University Library DePaul Library

Backgrounding: Using Encyclopedias

Use a background source such as a encyclopedia, to identify dates of key events related to your topic.  This will help you when searching for articles.

Online Encyclopedias

In Print

These books are located in the reference collection at Lincoln Park on the 2nd floor.  Items cannot be checked out, but can be used in the library. You may find additional books specific to countries by browsing in the area.


Other Sources