Answered By: Lynn VanLeer
Last Updated: Mar 08, 2017     Views: 1173

You can find the Encyclopedia & Handbooks collection linked under the Search & Find menu in the Walden Library.

Encyclopedias can be a good way to begin your research if you are unfamiliar with a term or concept.  They can also be very helpful for discovering theories and theorists related to a topic.

Here are the steps to find encyclopedias:

1. Click the Search & Find tab on the Library home page:


2. Click the tab on the left for Encyclopedias & Handbooks.


3. You are now on a search screen with three search boxes, one for each of our encyclopedia collections:

 4. Search for keywords in any of the three collections to find encyclopedia entries on a term or concept.


Watch an example search in one of our encyclopedia collections:

Video: Finding and Searching Encyclopedias

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