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Licensed Vocational Nursing: Background Information

Reference Sources

"Use reference books, also called reference or background sources, to get quick specific facts or information or an overview of a subject...Some examples of reference sources are: dictionaries, encyclopedias, bibliographies, almanacs, directories, atlases, and handbooks. These can be online or in print" (McKenzie, 2017).

Use this list of suggestions to help you find reference material, including print and electronic encyclopedias, handbooks, and websites.

You will need to use a variety of reference sources. Not every topic will be available in every tool / book. Consider using broader or narrower search terms.

Background Health Websites

Background Databases

Print & eBooks from the Library