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Quick online reference resources.

Finding Dictionaries

  • On the Library homepage use the red search box to type in "dictionary" along with any keywords related to the type or subject of dictionary you need.

search screen for communication dictionary on library home page

  • To narrow the results to only online resources, in the left-hand pane under "Refine your search" click in the "eBook Full Text Online" box.

Summon search results for dictionaries filtered to full text online resources.

English Dictionaries

Reference Resources by Subject

To search for subject-specific dictionaries in the catalog, do a SUBJECT SEARCH for your discipline followed by "dictionaries"; for example, communication - dictionaries, Online dictionaries will include "electronic resource" as part of the tile.

Please note that some dictionaries may be available only in print and for use on library premises.

Some of our online research guides include links to subject-specific reference sources; for example:

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