Encyclopedias & Dictionaries 2017-11-03T22:35:11+00:00

Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

Dictionaries & Encyclopedias | Subject Encyclopedias

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Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Full-text iconBritannica Academic Edition
Includes the complete encyclopedia, as well as Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, Britannica Student Encyclopedia and the Britannica Book of the Year.
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Full-text iconGale Virtual Reference Library
Features subject specific encyclopedias in social sciences, health and religion.
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Full-text iconOxford English Dictionary
Provides the pronunciation, meaning and history for over 500,000 words in the English language.
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Subject Encyclopedias

Full-text iconEncyclopedia of Human Rights
Provides coverage of human rights theory, practice, law, and history.
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Full-text iconMusic Online Reference
Includes access to the Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, Classical Music Reference and African American Music Reference sources.
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Full-text iconOxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History
The four volume work covers key women and their influence throughout history.
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Full-text iconOxford International Encyclopedia of Peace
Offers a comprehensive survey of the full range of historical, political, theoretical and philosophical issues relating to peace and conflict
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