Reference books are a good place to start research. They can help you find background information, choose topics, and understand concepts and terminology. To access online resources from off campus you will need a your My Chemeketa user name and password.
Specialized subject encyclopedias are an excellent place to start a research project. Specialized encyclopedias, which cover a single subject area, have longer and more detailed treatments of subjects than either dictionaries or general encyclopedias.
These dictionaries define specialized terms, identify important figures and concepts, and explain symbols.
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