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Botany: Reference Books

Finding Reference Books

Subject encyclopedias and handbooks have a wealth of background information that can provide you with a strong foundation upon which to build your research. To find a subject encyclopedia, try the search strategies shown in this tutorial. Use the same techniques to find handbooks - substitute "handbook" for "encyclopedia".

Nomenclature & Classification

Subject-Specific Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

Handbooks & Guides