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Quick online reference resources.

Finding Encyclopedias

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

  • 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 filtered to online resources.


Encyclopedia Collections

Selected Online Encyclopedias

Encyclopedias in Subject Guides

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

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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