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Centrally located on the main campus of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Edith Garland Dupré Library is at the heart of the University. Here, you have access to millions of volumes and electronic resources, plus an array of special collections like the Ernest J. Gaines Center and the Cajun & Creole Music Collection.

Explore our resources or take a break to sip a coffee in Jazzman's Café & Bakery. Feel free to use one of our 200+ computers, or learn about the Library's resources in our SMART classroom.

Credo

Credo Reference provides over 3 million full-text entries on all disciplines from reference works including online dictionaries, encyclopedias, biographies, guides and more. It also includes additional content from other sources such as EBSCO, JSTOR, and Google Books. Credo is updated regularly.


 


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Titles added to the Credo collection in April:

Encyclopedia of North American Immigration
 by John PowellEncyclopedia of North American Immigration
by John Powell

Encyclopedia of North American Immigration, Revised Edition is a comprehensive encyclopedia consisting of hundreds of A-to-Z entries on events, themes, people, places, and legislation related to immigration.

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American Biographies: American Scientists by Charles W. Jr. CareyAmerican Biographies: American Scientists
by Charles W. Jr. Carey

American Scientists, Second Edition provides entries on the scientists who have greatly impacted society and the scientific community. Each entry covers the scientist's background, including details about the individual's professional career and accomplishments within the scientific world. Further reading lists enhance each entry.

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American Biographies: American Social Leaders and Activists by Neil A. HamiltonAmerican Biographies: American Social Leaders and Activists
by Neil A. Hamilton

American Social Leaders and Activists, Second Edition features more than A-to-Z entries on important American activists and social leaders from colonial times to the present.

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Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy by Glenn Hastedt and Allison SheltonEncyclopedia of American Foreign Policy
by Glenn Hastedt and Allison Shelton

Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy, Second Edition details U.S. foreign affairs from the American Revolution up through the modern day. This comprehensive A-to-Z reference guide covers important people, groups and organizations, events, and legislation.

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Cultural Studies: The UFO Encyclopedia by Jerome ClarkCultural Studies: The UFO Encyclopedia
by Jerome Clark

This title offers context for the reams of declassified UFO-related documents that have been released in the United States, Brazil, and other countries; explores secret government programs that were revealed in recent years and before; and compiles and explains the UFO phenomena in all its aspects.

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American Biographies: American Political Leaders by Richard L. WilsonAmerican Biographies: American Political Leaders
by Richard L. Wilson

American Political Leaders, Second Edition contains biographical profiles of men and women in the United States who have demonstrated their political leadership primarily by being elected, nominated, or appointed to significant political offices in the United States.

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Encyclopedia of American Religious History by Edward L. Queen, Prothero II, Shattuck Stephen R., Jr. Gardiner H. (Editors)Encyclopedia of American Religious History
by Edward L. Queen, Prothero II, Shattuck Stephen R., Jr. Gardiner H. (Editors)

In hundreds of thoughtful, informative entries, Encyclopedia of American Religious History, Fourth Edition outlines the numerous philosophers, personalities, social issues, and cultural histories of religious practices throughout American history.

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Dictionary of Shipping Terms by Peter BrodieDictionary of Shipping Terms
by Peter Brodie

Updated and expanded, this new edition of Peter Brodie's dictionary provides a reference tool for all of those who use or operate cargo ships, both tramp and liner, or who are concerned with their use.

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