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History of Medicine

Background Information

Reference Tools

Encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, companions, and other reference tools provide an overview of a particular topic or person, and can lead to further reading through their citations and bibliographies.

This sample list does not represent everything available from Western Libraries. Additional relevant resources can be found by searching Western's Library Catalogue (Omni), and by including the word(s) encyclopedia, dictionary, handbook, companion, or reference in the Subject field.