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Why Use Reference Sources?

 Use Reference Sources, such as encyclopedias, to develop a working knowledge of your topic. Reference sources generally provide:

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

Reference Books at STL: Photography

Check out our reference books about photography or browse through some of the books listed below: