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Undergraduate Student Support: Other Sources

This library guide strives to provide e-support for undergraduate students at the NWU.


A guide is a source that provides information, help or instructions.


Statistics is the science of collecting and analyzing statistical information or a piece of information shown in numbers.


Biographies contain stories of people's lives or they contain facts about specific people.


A directory is a book containing lists of information, usually in alphabetical order and for a particular area (e.g. telephone numbers, names and / or addresses).

Yearbooks, Almanacs & Factbooks

An almanac or a yearbook is a book that is published annually and gives information on a specific subject or activity for that particular year.

A Factbook is a quick reference book of facts relating to a company, country, product, institution etc.