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Beyond Wikipedia: Background & Reference Sources

About Almanacs

Almanacs are handbooks, typically published annually, frequently presenting a chronological account of recent events, and containing information and statistics of general interest or on a particular subject, esp. a sport or pastime. (Source:  OED.)

Reference Databases

Find Almanacs in the Library Catalog

Find print and electronic almanacs in OneSearchWorldCat Discovery, or other library catalogs by adding the word "almanac" to your keyword search.

Sample searches:  politics AND almanac; geography AND almanac; climate AND almanac