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Additional Reference Portals

Library Spot   Catholic Times: Resources   
Martindale's The Reference Desk  Useful Reference Sites (University of Texas Libraries)  
Refdesk.com  100 Search Engines for Academic Research (TeachThought) 

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Page last updated: 19 December 2014 | ODU Library Reference Services 

 

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