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World History

This research guide is intended to serve as an introduction to the resources the L.W. Tyree Library has on World History.

Background Information

Reference books can provide background information on various topics, helping you to better understand your topic. Typically entries on topics will be brief, between 1-20 pages, and can help you find related topics and areas.

Background information can help you learn about the history, scope, depth, and breadth of your topic. It can be useful to help you understand a subject, as well as give you information to help you narrow a topic.

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An online library of encyclopedias, dictionaries, and reference books that are easily searchable by topic. Use to research people, places, topics, and more.

Reference Books

Print Reference Books

The L.W. Tyree Library has an extensive Reference Collection of encyclopedias, dictionaries and other specialized tools. Below is just a selection of resources related to World History. These reference books and many others are located on the 2nd floor of the L.W. Tyree Library and are available for in-library use only. If you need access to information in one of these books from an SF Center, please call the Reference Desk for assistance: 352-395-5409.


These are all electronic books that are available online. If you need assistance logging in, please call the Reference Desk at 352-395-5409.

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