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General Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Classical Dictionary ( Oxford ) This link opens in a new window
Standard reference work on all aspects of the Graeco-Roman world. Provides coverage of Greek and Roman history, literature, myth, religion, linguistics, philosophy, law, science, art and archaeology, and topics in near eastern studies and late antiquity.
Oxford Reference This link opens in a new window
Search thousands of dictionary and encyclopedia articles across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.
Oxford Scholarship Online This link opens in a new window
Access 16,000+ academic works from Oxford University Press, covering subjects across the humanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine, and law.
SAGE knowledge This link opens in a new window Virtual Reference Library This link opens in a new window
Science & Math Encyclopedias
Access Science This link opens in a new window
AccessScience synthesizes vast amounts of information, and organizes it to give you fast, easy and accurate access to authoritative articles in all major areas of science and technology. More than 8500 scientific topics are explained, 110,000 terms defined, using more than 15,000 diagrams and graphics to explain ideas and topics. Continuously updated including the latest terms, images and videos.
Access Engineering This link opens in a new window
AccessEngineering covers engineering topics such as biomedical, chemical, civil, electrical, energy, industrial, mechanical, and operations management from industry standard handbooks and reference works. Includes graphs, videos, curriculum maps, and engineering news. Contains Perry’s Chemical Engineers’ Handbook and Marks’ Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers among many others.
Encyclopedia of Earthquakes and Volcanos This link opens in a new window
Short-to-medium length articles discussing specific earthquake events and volcanoes and the terminology associated with these phenomena. Many places, including the individual U.S. states, are listed with their earthquake history and potential risk.
Encyclopedia of Mathematics & Society This link opens in a new window
The Encyclopedia of Mathematics and Society is designed to provide students at the high school and under-graduate levels with a convenient source of information on the fundamental science and the mathematics behind our daily lives, explaining to students how and why mathematics works, and allowing readers to better understand how disciplines such as algebra, geometry, calculus, and others affect what we do every day.
MathWorld This link opens in a new window
A comprehensive and interactive mathematics encyclopedia intended for students, educators, math enthusiasts, and researchers.
Humanities & Fine Arts Encyclopedias
Countries and Their Cultures This link opens in a new window Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online This link opens in a new window
Contains 9,000+ pages of material and 300+ audio recordings, combined with entries by more than 700 expert contributors from all over the world, make this the most complete body of work focused on world music.
Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art & Architecture ( Oxford ) This link opens in a new window
The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture contains 1100+ entries on the visual arts of the Classical period. It features an abundance of in-depth articles on this field - from biographies to thematic entries on architecture, ceramics, metalwork, mosaics, painting and sculpture.
Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts ( Oxford ) This link opens in a new window
Contains 3,000+ entries covering thousands of years of decorative arts production throughout western and non-western cultures. Includes entries on the qualities and historical uses of materials, concise definitions on art forms and styles, and in-depth articles discussing the history of armor, jewelry, furniture, textiles, and ceramics.
Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art ( Oxford ) This link opens in a new window
The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art offers the most comprehensive information on all aspects of this area of the visual arts. Provides historical and current uses of materials and techniques in a wide range of areas from painting and sculpture to non-traditional media such as digital and video art.
Oxford Music Online This link opens in a new window
Includes The Encylopedia of Popular Music, Grove Music Online, Oxford Companion to Music and Oxford Dictionary of Music.
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy This link opens in a new window
Extensive articles on many varied topics of interest to philosopher. Articles are accepted for inclusion through a peer-review process.
Social Science Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
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