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What are Reference Resources?

Descriptions of many types of reference resources and information on how to use them.

Factbooks - Check Details & Statistics

Almanacs, Annuals, Handbooks, Reference Companions and Yearbooks pull together essential facts about a subject.  They often include statistics (read more about statistics

Print Examples:

Injury Facts - Annual facts & statistics about car accidents, cause of death, gun violence, etc.
RefDesk HA 217 .A4

Statesman's Yearbook - Annual overview of economic, political & cultural information for 194 countries.
Ref. JA 51 .S7

Statistical Abstract of the United States - Annual compilation of statistics related to every facet of American life.
RefDesk HA 202

World Almanac & Book of Facts - Annual compilation of world events and statistics.
RefDesk AY 67 .N5 W7

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