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Reference Resources

Features resources helpful for ready-reference questions: when you need quick access to facts, definitions, statistics, biographical information, maps, and so on.

Quotation Sources

Quotation dictionaries typically organize quotations by author and subject.

Recommended Print Quotation Sources

Chambers Dictionary of Quotations

Main Collection (Third Floor)

Bartlett's Familiar Quotations

Main Collection (Third Floor)

Oxford Essential Quotations

Electronic Resource

Simpson's Contemporary Quotations: The Most Notable Quotes from 1950 to the Present

Main Collection (Third Floor)

Yale Book of Quotations

Reference Collection (Second Floor)

Yale Book of Quotations

Electronic Resource

Recommended Quotation Database

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Recommended Quotation Web Sites