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    • Reference, Research, and Reading
    • The Media Center
      • References/Resources
        • Someone or something that provides information
          • Reference Librarian
          • Resources
          • Reference Materials
      Tip 1: Know what kinds of resources and reference materials are available to you!
    • Reference Sources
      • Almanac
      • Atlas
      • Dictionary
      • Directory
      • Encyclopedia
      • Magazine
      • Newspaper
      • Thesaurus
    • Almanac
      • A book that contains facts about all kinds of topics.
      • Published every year which means up to date information
      • Much of the information is in the
      • form of lists
    • Atlas
      • Book of maps
        • Some show
          • Maps of certain parts of the world –Atlas of the US
          • Maps of the entire world – The World Atlas
          • Borders and boundaries between
            • Countries, states, nations
          • Bodies of water
            • oceans, lakes, rivers
          • Land formations
            • Continents, mountain ranges,
            • deserts, plains
          • Populations of countries,
            • cities, or nations
    • Dictionary
      • Book about words
        • Spelling
        • Definition
        • Parts of speech
          • Verb, noun, pronoun, adjective, etc.
        • Word origins
    • Thesaurus
      • Lists of words with similar meanings.
    • Encyclopedia
      • Contains articles on many topics.
        • Facts
        • Explanations
        • Drawings
        • Diagrams
        • Maps
        • Photographs
      • Cover specific or general topics
        • Encyclopedia of Gardening
        • Encyclopedia Britannica
    • Magazines & Newspapers
      • Contain articles
      • Magazines
        • Focus on a variety of topics in news or specific topics such as sports
        • Contain true stories and/or fictional stories
        • Printing times vary (weekly, monthly, etc.)
      • Newspapers
        • Printing daily or weekly
        • Local or global events