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Human Resources Assignments Guide

Link to Western Library Resources to find basic information related to issues the human resources field.

Start Your Research With Credo Reference Database

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Credo Reference provides dictionary and encyclopedia articles covering every major subject (current and historical). This is a great place to begin a research process on almost any topic.

NOTE: You'll be asked to login with your Western ID when you click the link to Credo Reference.

Examples: Defintions from Credo Reference - Employment Law

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Credo Reference (database) is ideal for finding definitions and short explanations of concepts, as well as background information on a wide range of subject areas from reference books such as:


  • The Columbia Encyclopedia

  • Encyclopedia of North American Immigration

  • Encyclopedia of Women and American Politics

  • Freedom Facts and Firsts: 400 Years of the African American Civil Rights Experience

  • Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law

  • Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History

  • Philip's Encyclopedia


Credo Reference is a great source for identifying acronyms and their meanings, as well as providing important dates and other background information to help you learn more. Link to the examples below:

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