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Text: 315-277-3730

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For help narrowing your topic and posing a research question, Get Help from a librarian or see the Starting Research tutorial.

Basic Background information from Encyclopedias


In Print at Crumb Library

  • The Oxford English Dictionary.Ref PE1625 .O87 1989.
  • Middle English Dictionary.Ref PE 679.M535 1954

Online Resources