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FYS 1041 Transitions Through International Comparisons

Transitions Through International Comparisons I: Confucianism, Christianity, And Existentialism

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Credo Reference

  • A collection of 100 reference titles, this database also includes general topic pages which are valuable as you begin your research

Oxford Reference Online

  • Full text of over 34 dictionaries and encyclopedias on a variety of subjects, purchased from Oxford University Press


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  • The library has children's books, and you don't even need to be an education major (or a child) to read them.
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  • You can email the reference librarians:
  • You can text a question to the librarians: 614-259-7404.

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