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U.S. Politics: Background Information

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Reference books such as encyclopedias, dictionaries and handbooks are good sources to use for background information or overviews of topics. The ebooks on this page are restricted to Old Westbury students, faculty and staff. To view an ebook online, click on a title and then enter the same username and password you use to login to campus computers. 

You may also want to search the general databases listed at the lower left side of the page for background information. 

Dictionaries

General Reference Databases

Featured Reference Books

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