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Reference materials

Online reference collections

These online collections will give you access, in all subject areas, to general and specialized encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, companions and atlases, in addition to other reference works.

Oxford Reference

Oxford Reference – Language and specialized dictionaries, encyclopedias in the humanities, social sciences, business, economics, the sciences and medicine.


Credo Reference

Credo Reference – Fact books, encyclopedias and dictionaries, and an image-search database of over 175 000 illustrations culled from the full suite of Credo reference works.


Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library – Specialized material in history, philosophy, religion, science, business, literature, law, medicine, education, technology, careers, and biography.


Blackwell Reference Online

Blackwell Reference Online – International encyclopedias, companions and guides in all areas of the humanities and social sciences, with additional access to the affiliated Wiley Online Library.


Other reference materials


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