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This guide will help patrons find useful information on various topics dealing with Robotics.

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Marquan Mutazz is the original author of this guide, which he updated through December 2018.

Subject-Focused Encyclopedias

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The Reference Collection includes a variety of different sources, such as: subject-focused encyclopedias, handbooks, almanacs, maps/atlases, statistical compendiums, dictionaries, and more. Look here to find introductory articles on subject-related topics. The broad perspective offered by such articles often proves helpful for narrowing research topics before pursuing more in-depth information. 

This guide provides some recommendations for encyclopedias and other reference resources that might provide helpful information relating to your topic.

Recommended Online Encyclopedia Databases

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Recommended Encyclopedias, Handbooks, Dictionaries, & Other Reference Books

Advances in Computers

Electronic Resource

Dictionary of computing

Electronic Resource

Encyclopedia of computers and computer history

Nancy Thompson Learning Commons (Library) Main Collection

Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology

Nancy Thompson Learning Commons (Library) Reference Collection Section (Second Floor)

The Handbook of Information and Computer Ethics

Nancy Thompson Learning Commons (Library) Main Collection

International biographical dictionary of computer pioneers

Nancy Thompson Learning Commons (Library) Main Collection

Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering

Nancy Thompson Learning Commons (Library) Reference Collection Section (Second Floor)