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Reference

Dictionaries: Definition and spelling of words
American Heritage Dictionary: Also available in Reference REF PE1625 .A54 1991
Full text dictionary of the English language.

Oxford English Dictionary: Also available in Reference REF PE1625 .O87 1989
Full text dictionary of the English language.

Oxford Reference Online
Full text of over 100 dictionaries, general reference, language reference, and subject reference works from Oxford University Press.

Roget’s II: The New Thesaurus
Full text thesaurus containing 35,000 synonyms.

Visual Dictionary Online (Merriam-Webster)
Browse themed images to find words and their meanings.

Encyclopedias: Provide general background information on a topic
Encyclopedia Britannica: Also available in Reference REF AE5 .E3 1974

World Book
Encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, and other research tools. more information

Oxford Reference Online
Full text of over 100 dictionaries, general reference, language reference, and subject reference works from Oxford University Press.

Science Online
Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments. more information

Biographical Sources: Quick information about famous people
Biography Reference Bank
Biographical information on approximately half a million people, from antiquity to the present. more information

Current Biography Yearbook: Shelved in Reference REF CT100 .C8

Who's Who in America: Shelved in Reference REF E176 .W642

Directories: Listings of organizations and groups
Encyclopedia of Associations: Shelved in Reference REF HS17.G32

International Encyclopedia of Associations: Shelved in Reference REF HS17.G4

Atlases and Gazetteers: Identify geographical places
Reference collection G call numbers (geography)

Atlas stand

Handbooks, almanacs, and yearbooks: Give miscellaneous facts
World Almanac | off-campus access : Also available in Reference REF AY67.N5 W7
Full text almanac of facts.

Facts on File (news): Shelved in Reference REF D410.F3

Editorials on File (opinion): Shelved in Reference REF D410.E4

Europa World Yearbook (countries): Shelved in Reference REF JN1.E85

Statesman's Yearbook: Shelved in Reference REF JA51.S7

Statistics
Statistical Abstract of the United States: Also available in Reference REF HA202.S8

FedStats

American FactFinder

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