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Communication Skills COMS0001: Reference books

This guide is for Canning College students enrolled in the Curtin unit Comm Skills 011

Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Dictionaries, encyclopedias and handbooks are often useful for gaining background information. They provide basic factual information, definitions of words and concepts as well as technical details on processes. 

The library holds a large collection of reference resources both in print and online.

Free reference apps for mobile devices


                   Encyclopaedia Britannica           Google Translate


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