Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

ENG 205-CN: Intermediate Composition: Current Issues in the NY Times (Hermes): Reference

Encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks or other reference tools

The 3 resources listed here will each search across many encyclopedias, dictionaries, and handbooks to find overview entries on various topics.  Encyclopedias can be a great place to start when you need background information on a topic to help you focus or narrow it down.

Subject Guide

Profile Photo
Natalie Pelster
Access Services Department
Northwestern University Library
1970 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208

Subjects: News, Video and Media