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Ghosts in the Library

A spooky research game where teams of students fight the paranormal forces and defend the SUNY New Paltz campus.

Why Use Reference Works?

Use reference works, such as subject encyclopedias, to develop a working knowledge of your topic. Reference works generally provide:

  • Background information and brief, factual overviews 
  • Information about important dates, events, and people
  • Terminology and definitions 
  • Articles written by authors with expertise in the subject matter
  • Bibliographies of sources for further reading

Reference Books