Resources for general science topics
Library of Congress call number ranges: Q
Selected reference tools for the study of general science
Encyclopedias are a great tool to use when beginning a research project. Entries in encyclopedias are frequently written by experts within their field and provide a good overview of your topic of interest. They can also provide ideas and new perspectives about a topic as well as point to good sources for further research.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Science, Ref Q 121 .G37 2004.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Science (Online version)
McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, Ref Q 121 .M3 2007.