Resources by Subject: "Reference"

The ABC-CLIO eBook Collection is a broad online collection of encyclopedias, handbooks, dictionaries, and guides on history, culture, social issues, and other subjects. Formerly called "History Reference Online."

The Chicago Manual of Style Online is completely searchable and easy to use, providing quick answers to your style and editing questions and it incorporates the popular Chicago Style Q&A. Your queries will return results--clearly distinguishable--from both the Manual and the Chicago Style Q&A. It also provides convenient Tools, such as sample forms, letters, and style sheets.

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a searchable electronic book collection that includes subject encyclopedias, handbooks, and guides covering many subject disciplines.

Global Issues in Context uses a wealth of resources to explain the historical and contemporary conditions necessary to understand global issues, conflicts and events. It supports research in virtually every corner of the library and in a wide variety of subject areas, including sociology, current events, civics, politics, science, economics, cultural/religious studies, & women.

Grolier Online contains online versions of the "Encyclopedia America", "Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia", and "The New Book of Knowledge". Also includes several dictionaries, a thesaurus, an interactive world atlas, and resources for educators.

OED Online is an online version of the Oxford English Dictionary, the premier dictionary of the English language. It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookbooks.