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Generalities

A collection of the General Collections & Humanities Center
This area is comprised of general works not limited to any one specific discipline, e.g. almanacs, encyclopedias, bibliographies, lists of trivia, uncommon knowledge, directories of organizations, guides to the methodology of writing and publishing and scholarship in general. Additionally, this wide-ranging collection includes titles on the practice of journalism, library science and the organization of knowledge, plus works about paranormal phenomena, legendary mysteries, UFOs and other possible deceptions, hoaxes, errors, delusions and superstitions. Users range from those wanting brief, encyclopedic accounts of various topics to those - usually library school students - who intend to do serious research. The collection is weeded based on significance of title and changing use.