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IGE - Rationalism, Revelation and Enlightenment: The Ancient World

Search for Online Encyclopedia Articles

You can search for online encyclopedia articles using the OneSearch! 

Use the search box on the library homepage. Change the dropdown menu to "Articles."

onesearch search box

Next, uncheck the Scholarly only box beneath the "Refine your search" menu to the left of your search results.

Then check the Reference box under the "Format" menu.

reference box checked in onesearch menu

Your search results will now be narrowed to reference books (the kinds of books that you use to look stuff up in but that almost nobody reads all the way through), the majority of which will be encyclopedias. Example:

sample encyclopedia citation

Click the "full text" links to read the articles. 

When you are on campus, the articles will open up. When you are off campus, input your bronco username and password.

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Featured Online Subject Specific Encyclopedias

The OneSearch allows you to search across multiple online encyclopedias at one time, but in some cases you might prefer to search within one subject-specific encyclopedia that you know is relevant to your topic. Take a look at the examples below: