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You can borrow books from Summit libraries and have them sent to one of the OSU Libraries.
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Encyclopedias and dictionaries are a useful place to gather background information on your topic. Try these recommended titles.
American Men and Women of Science: A Biographical Directory of Today's Leaders in Physical, Biological, and Related Sciences. This is a cumulative dictionary, so check the older print voumes shelved at this call number: Q141 .C2. Some years are shelved in compact shelving and some in storage.
Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography Biographical information about scientists.
Dictionary of American History Describes events and puts events in historical context, includes bibliographies and photos.
Search the library catalog, for more encyclopedias