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GUIDE TO REFERENCE CATEGORIES

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General Reference Works

     Bibliography
     Biography
     Dissertations
     Encyclopedias
     Genealogy
     Government Publications
     Language Dictionaries
     Library and Information Science
     Newspapers
     Periodicals
     Other General Reference Works
     The Web as Reference Tool
     Online General Reference Libraries


Humanities

     General Humanities
     Art and Architecture
     Design and Applied Arts
     Languages, Linguistics, Philology
     Literature
     Music
     Philosophy
     Religion
     Sports and Recreation
     Theater and Performing Arts


Social and Behavioral Sciences

     General Social Sciences
     Anthropology and Ethnology
     Education
     Economics and Business
     Geography
     Law
     Mythology, Folklore, Popular Culture
     Political Science
     Psychology
     Sociology
     Statistics and Demography


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History and Area Studies

     General History
     History of Africa
     History of the Americas
     History of Asia
     History of Australia and Oceania
     History of Europe
     History of the Polar Regions


Science, Technology, and Medicine

     General Science
     Agriculture
     Astronomy
     Biology
     Chemistry
     Earth Sciences
     Engineering
     Mathematics
     Medical and Health Sciences
     Physics


Interdisciplinary Fields

     Cognitive Science
     Communication and Media Studies
     Cultural Studies
     Environmental Studies
     Gender Studies