Updated: Friday 25 September 2020
To find encyclopedias in the Sofia Discovery tool, enter a general subject in the search box below. Retrieval will be a combination of print and online encyclopedias.
Encyclopedias are useful sources to find background information and key concepts or dates related to your topic. Try searching in a general encyclopedia for a concise overview or a subject specific encyclopedia for a more in-depth article about your topic.
These lists represent a selection of some of the best starting points for doing research. You can find many more encyclopedias, in print or online, by searching the library catalogue.