Excellent "pro/con" analysis of over 500 key social, economic, and policy issues. Weekly issues compiled by a leading publisher cover a new topic in a 20-30 page report, including a history of the issue, the current debate, and a bibliography of key sources.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Scholarly encyclopedias in biography, business, education, history, law, literature, medicine, religion, science and social science.
Oxford Reference Online
Dictionaries and companions in art, biology, history, literature, mathematics, music, philosophy, physical sciences, and theatre.
Encyclopedias in the Library Catalog
Call numbers (for print volumes) and/or links (for online titles) to dictionaries available in the library's Reference Collection, bookstacks, and ebook collection.
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
Basic encyclopedia compiling over 25,000 entries on general topics. Also includes selected images and brief biographies.
Over 57,000 articles from the sixth edition of the Columbia Encyclopedia.
Oxford English Dictionary
Most comprehensive single dictionary of the English language.
Online dictionary and thesaurus. Also available via Britannica Online.
Cambridge Dictionaries Online
Designed for English language learners, including Idioms and American English options.
Dictionary of Spanish
Includes Spanish to English and English to Spanish options.
Dictionaries in the Library Catalog
Call numbers (for hard copies) and/or links (for online titles) to dictionaries available in the library's Reference Collection, bookstacks, and ebook collection.