Q. How do I find definitions and terminology related to my research topic?
Last Updated: Jun 28, 2017     Views: 101

The CMU Libraries offer a number of dictionaries and encyclopedias available online.  These are excellent resources to use for finding definitions and terminology related to your field of study.

You can find many of these listed in our subject research guides.  See the list of Research Guides below to choose your subject area, then review the lists of resources provided.

You can also search SmartSearch to locate online dictionaries and encyclopedias related to your subject area in the library catalog.

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