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A-Z of Plastic Surgery

A-Z of Plastic Surgery   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Medicine and health, Surgery
Length:
161,646 words
The A-Z is a quick reference guide to the ever expanding specialty of Plastic Surgery. The succinct bullet pointed references will enable the reader to rapidly assimilate the essentials of ... More
The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Literature
Length:
408,394 words
This online edition was reviewed and selectively updated by William L. Andrews and Frances Smith Foster in 2011. This abridged and updated edition of the acclaimed Oxford ... More
The Biographical Dictionary of American Economists

The Biographical Dictionary of American Economists   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
Length:
416,329 words
Illustration(s):
12
This critically acclaimed biographical dictionary of American economists offers in-depth biographies of the most important economic figures in American history from the seventeenth century ... More
The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations

The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Quotation
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Quotations
Length:
248,367 words
Over 5,700 quotations This collection offers a stimulating picture of American culture and life. Up-to-date and thoroughly researched, the Dictionary gives readers a nutshell ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Archaeology, History
Length:
1.99 million words
Illustration(s):
685
A joint effort between Oxford University Press and the renowned American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR), this comprehensive work analyzes the archaeological and linguistic data that ... More
The Oxford Companion to Architecture

The Oxford Companion to Architecture   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
560,638 words
Illustration(s):
164
The Oxford Companion to Architecture is a new reference book on a popular and much-debated subject. It contains over 1500 A-Z entries covering all aspects of architecture, ... More
The Oxford Dictionary of Art

The Oxford Dictionary of Art (3 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
629,692 words
This online edition was reviewed and selectively updated by the original author in 2011. The Oxford Dictionary of Art is the unrivalled one-volume guide to the art ... More
Australian Law Dictionary

Australian Law Dictionary (3 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Law
Length:
503,650 words
Illustration(s):
14
Over 4,000 entries This dictionary is a key reference for those who need familiarity with—and comprehensive knowledge of—Australian legal terms. Designed specifically for ... More
Australian Oxford Dictionary

Australian Oxford Dictionary (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
2.98 million words

An authoritative guide to contemporary Australian English, produced by the Australian National Dictionary Centre at the Australian National University and Oxford University Press.

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
713,152 words
Illustration(s):
36
Over 4,700 entries The Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists consists of more than 4,700 entries on Asian artists representing all regions of the continent, including the Middle ... More
Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Over 3,200 entries The Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators features over three thousand entries on British artists, ranging from contemporary ... More
The Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography

The Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
History, Regional and National History, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
619,167 words
Illustration(s):
305
Over 130 entries This publication, the first of its kind since 1898, represents the work of more than one hundred internationally recognized experts from ... More
Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography (Volume 4)

Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography (Volume 4)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
History, Regional and National History, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
203,238 words
Illustration(s):
140
Over 100 entries The fourth volume of the Berkshire Dictionary of Chinese Biography covers the years 1979-2015, providing a riveting new way to understand twenty-first-century ... More
Berkshire Encyclopedia of China

Berkshire Encyclopedia of China   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
800 entries With its coverage of environmental issues, global economics, online communications, and the latest political developments, this Encyclopedia is truly a 21st-century ... More
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability

Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Science and technology, Social sciences
Length:
2.48 million words
887 entries In this seminal work, experts from around the world provide authoritative coverage of the growing body of knowledge about ways to restore the planet. Focused on ... More
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History

Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
History
Length:
1.38 million words
580 entries From the big bang to the 21st century, this renowned encyclopedia provides an integrated view of human and universal history. Eminent scholars examine environmental ... More
Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport

Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport (3 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Society and culture
Length:
787,162 words
300 entries This renowned encyclopedia provides comprehensive coverage of the culture, history, and business of sports around the world. The third edition brings the study of ... More
Black Women in America

Black Women in America (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
1.18 million words
Illustration(s):
446
2006 ALA/RUSA Outstanding Reference Source 2005Booklist Editor's Choice 2005 Choice Outstanding Academic Title The second edition of Black Women in America, ... More
The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the American Enlightenment

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the American Enlightenment   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Over 500 entries The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of the American Enlightenment is the first reference work on this key subject in early American history. With ... More
The Oxford Companion to the Book

The Oxford Companion to the Book   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
1.00 million words
Illustration(s):
184
‘Provides a global approach to the world of the book and is, in every way, a monumental achievement’ – CHOICE The Oxford Companion to the Book ... More
Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable is dedicated to the history, culture, and mythology of the Emerald Isle. With a stunningly eclectic array of more than 6,000 ... More
Brewer's Dictionary of London Phrase & Fable

Brewer's Dictionary of London Phrase & Fable   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
From the Bloomsbury Group to the Camberwell Carrot and Samuel Johnson to Boris Johnson, Brewer's Dictionary of London Phrase and Fable shines a welcome light into the enticingly shadowy ... More
Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
With thousands of contemporary words and phrases and a wide selection of entries on the cultural preoccupations of our times, Brewer’s Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable is an invaluable ... More
Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable (19 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Language reference, History of English, Literature, Literary theory and cultural studies
Length:
1.34 million words
Illustration(s):
10
Much loved for its wit and wisdom since 1870, Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase and Fable takes you on a captivating adventure through its trademark blend of language, culture, myth and ... More
Brewer's Famous Quotations

Brewer's Famous Quotations   Reference library

Reference type:
Quotation
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Quotations
Length:
396,359 words
Over 3,300 quotations If you've ever wondered where the immortal phrase "A man's gotta do what a man's gotta do" originated, tried to establish who first said that "truth is ... More
The Biographical Dictionary of British Economists

The Biographical Dictionary of British Economists   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
Length:
786,191 words
This wide-ranging Dictionary brings together in-depth biography essays on over six hundred individuals. It also includes coverage of individuals who are not normally thought of as ... More
The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
1.58 million words
Illustration(s):
59
1991 Reference Reviews Best Specialist Reference Work 1992 Choice Outstanding Academic Book With more than 5,000 entries by an international group of eminent ... More
The Canadian Oxford Dictionary

The Canadian Oxford Dictionary (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
2.93 million words
‘a unique reference book for all Canadians’, Robert MacNeil, Time Magazine The Canadian Oxford Dictionary was the runaway bestseller of 1998, ... More
The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre

The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
492,086 words
This concise version of the acclaimed Oxford Companion to the Theatre covers all aspects of theatre worldwide and throughout the ages. It contains entries on a vast range of theatrical ... More
The Continuum Complete International Encyclopedia of Sexuality

The Continuum Complete International Encyclopedia of Sexuality   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Social sciences, Society and culture
Length:
1.46 million words
Illustration(s):
72
Winner of the 2005 Annual Book Award at the American Association of Sexuality Educators Counselors and Therapists. This comprehensive scholarly reference ... More
The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Philosophy
Length:
2.85 million words
Illustration(s):
22
This is the first comprehensive reference work devoted to philosophy in Britain. In addition to biographical entries on the lives and works of individual thinkers, it incorporates major ... More
Dictionary of African Biography

Dictionary of African Biography   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
2.21 million words
Illustration(s):
224
From the pharaohs to Frantz Fanon, Dictionary of African Biography provides a comprehensive overview of the lives of the men and women who shaped Africa’s history. Unprecedented in scale, ... More
Dictionary of American Family Names

Dictionary of American Family Names   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Names studies
Length:
2.15 million words
2003 Library Journal Best Reference Source 2003 Booklist Editors' Choice The Dictionary of American Family Names contains more than 70,000 of the most commonly ... More
A Dictionary of Australian Colloquialisms

A Dictionary of Australian Colloquialisms (5 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Language reference
Length:
352,696 words
Over 3,400 entries A revealing guide to the richness and colour of the Australian language, this fascinating work records a distinctive, inventive slang ... More
Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro–Latin American Biography

Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro–Latin American Biography   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
2.18 million words
Illustration(s):
1
From Toussaint L’Ouverture to Pelé, the Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography will provide a comprehensive overview of the lives of Caribbeans and Afro-Latin Americans ... More
A Dictionary of Creation Myths

A Dictionary of Creation Myths   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Covering thousands of years of intricate creation tales, A Dictionary of Creation Myths is the first and most comprehensive work devoted to creation myths from cultures throughout the ... More
Dictionary of Early American Philosophers

Dictionary of Early American Philosophers   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Philosophy, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
666,360 words
Over 450 entries The Dictionary of Early American Philosophers, which contains over 450 entries by nearly 300 authors, provides an account of philosophical thought in the United ... More
The Dictionary of Eighteenth-Century German Philosophers

The Dictionary of Eighteenth-Century German Philosophers   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Philosophy
Length:
689,979 words
The Dictionary of Eighteenth-Century German Philosophers is a massive reference work featuring those eighteenth-century German philosophers, scholars, jurists, literary ... More
A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology 1450–2000

A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology 1450–2000   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Literature, History
Length:
136,941 words
‘affords many pleasures to the curious... an intellectual inventory. ’ – Andrew Zurcher, Times Literary Supplement This is the first Dictionary of English Manuscript ... More
Dictionary of the Social Sciences

Dictionary of the Social Sciences   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
353,649 words
Oxford's unprecedented Dictionary of the Social Sciences is designed to break down the barriers between social science disciplines, as well as to make social scientific language ... More
Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon

Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Philosophy, Literature, Literary reference works
Length:
1.29 million words
Illustration(s):
3
This is an encyclopedic dictionary covering hundreds of important philosophical, literary, and political terms and concepts that defy easy--or any--translation from one language and ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
Length:
2.01 million words
Illustration(s):
502
2004 ALA/RUSA Outstanding Reference Source 2003 Library Journal Best Reference 2004 Choice Outstanding Academic Title International in scope and spanning all ... More
Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law

Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (3 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law, International Law
Length:
428,887 words
For nearly thirty-five years, the international legal community has relied on one ambitious yet humble volume as a starting point for legal questions. This classic red volume is a ... More
Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

Encyclopedia of Aesthetics (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Philosophy
Length:
2.77 million words
Illustration(s):
179
Featuring 815 articles by distinguished scholars from many fields and countries, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics is a comprehensive survey of major concepts, thinkers, and debates about the ... More
Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

Encyclopedia of Aesthetics   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Philosophy
Length:
1.92 million words
Illustration(s):
97
The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics is the first reference work to survey the full breadth of critical thought on art, culture, and society from classical philosophy to ... More
Encyclopedia of Africa

Encyclopedia of Africa   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies, History, Regional and National History
Length:
919,423 words
Illustration(s):
191
The Encyclopedia of Africa presents the most up-to-date and thorough reference in world history, politics, and culture on this region of ever-growing importance. Its core is comprised of ... More
Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present

Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
1.80 million words
Illustration(s):
410
This remarkable work traces the transition from the Reconstruction Era to the age of Jim Crow, the Harlem Renaissance, the Civil Rights Movement, and the ascendant influence of African ... More
Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619–1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619–1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
1.11 million words
Illustration(s):
287
It is impossible to understand America without understanding the history of African Americans. In nearly seven hundred entries, the Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895 ... More
Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather

Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Science and technology, Earth Sciences and Geography, Social sciences, Environment
Length:
701,861 words
Illustration(s):
324
For most of history, humans have made every possible effort to accurately foretell the weather, evolving from the use of guesswork, rule of thumb, and signs in the sky to the development ... More
Encyclopedia of Evolution

Encyclopedia of Evolution   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences, Social sciences, Anthropology
Length:
958,516 words
Illustration(s):
261
2002 Booklist Top 10 Science Reference Sources 2002 Choice Outstanding Title 2003 ALA/RUSA Outstanding Reference Source 370 entries A comprehensive ... More
Encyclopedia of Global Change

Encyclopedia of Global Change   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Science and technology, Environmental Science, Social sciences, Environment
Length:
895,102 words
Illustration(s):
376
Encompassing tsunamis, elephant conservation, ocean pollution, mining regulation, and permafrost melt, the 300 authoritative articles in this unique and wide-ranging encyclopedia ... More
The Encyclopedia of Mammals

The Encyclopedia of Mammals (3 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
Length:
565,820 words
Illustration(s):
751
‘an ultimate in natural history books’ - Irish Times Written by an international team of experts and edited by renowned zoologist Professor David Macdonald, this new edition ... More
The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature

The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Religion, Social sciences
Length:
1.56 million words
2005 ALA/RUSA Outstanding Reference Source 2005 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature is a landmark work in the ... More
Encyclopedia of Rhetoric

Encyclopedia of Rhetoric   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Language reference, Linguistics
Length:
551,775 words
Illustration(s):
17
The Encyclopedia of Rhetoric is a comprehensive survey of one of the Western world's oldest disciplines. Its 150 entries, written by leading scholars, bring together expertise in classical ... More
Encyclopedia of Social Work

Encyclopedia of Social Work (20 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Social sciences, Social Welfare and Social Services
Length:
1.44 million words
Illustration(s):
15
Co-published by the National Association of Social Workers and Oxford University Press, the 20th edition of the Encyclopedia of Social Work is widely considered the cornerstone of ... More
Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
When Bedouin shepherds discovered the first of the Dead Sea Scrolls in 1947, one of the most fascinating mysteries of ancient history was exposed. Embedded in the 850 manuscripts ... More
Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945)
Length:
1.36 million words
Illustration(s):
6
2003 Booklist Editors' Choice 2003 Library Journal Best Reference Source 2004 Library Journal Starred Review 2004 Choice Outstanding Academic Title ... More
The Encyclopedia of the History of American Management

The Encyclopedia of the History of American Management   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
324,112 words
This comprehensive reference source on American business and management includes over 250 in-depth entries tracing the development of management thinking and business culture in North ... More
Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
1.64 million words
Illustration(s):
501
A collaborative work of over 600 scholars from more than forty countries, the Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages provides 3,000 concise and detailed articles on all aspects of the period from ... More
The Encyclopedia of Underwater Life

The Encyclopedia of Underwater Life   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
Length:
157,385 words
Illustration(s):
252
A breathtaking insight into underwater life, this Encyclopedia offers unrivalled coverage of the fish and aquatic invertebrates that inhabit our rivers, lakes, and oceans. It describes in ... More
Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage (4 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Language reference, Usage and Grammar Guides
Length:
641,547 words
Illustration(s):
2
‘offers impeccable advice’ – The Times Over 6,000 entries This world-famous guide to the English language has been cherished and consulted by ... More
Garner’s Modern English Usage

Garner’s Modern English Usage (4 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Language reference, Usage and Grammar Guides
Length:
854,716 words
Over 6000 entries With more than a thousand new entries and more than 2,300 word-frequency ratios, the magisterial fourth edition of Garner’s Modern English Usage reflects usage ... More
Green's Dictionary of Slang

Green's Dictionary of Slang   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Language reference
Length:
10.58 million words
Green’s Dictionary of Slang is an unprecedented 10.3 million-word collection of the impertinent, vile, censored, hip, witty, and fascinating slang words of the English ... More
The Grove Dictionary of American Music

The Grove Dictionary of American Music (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Music, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
5.09 million words
Illustration(s):
390
Over 9,000 entries The Grove Dictionary of American Music, second edition is the largest, most comprehensive reference publication on American ... More
The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments

The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Music
Length:
3.16 million words
Illustration(s):
369
Over 8,000 entries The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments, second edition, is the largest, most comprehensive reference publication on ... More
The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
1.65 million words
Illustration(s):
674
The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art (GEAA) deals with all aspects of American art and architecture from Native American art to Colonial art to contemporary American art. ... More
The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Classical studies
Length:
1.21 million words
Illustration(s):
651
2007 Booklist Editor's Choice 2007 Choice Outstanding Academic Title Over 1,000 entries The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture ... More
The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
884,578 words
Illustration(s):
666
2006 Library Journal Best Reference 2007 Choice Outstanding Academic Title Over 3,000 entries The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts contains ... More
The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Religion
Length:
1.29 million words
Illustration(s):
571
The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture is the most comprehensive reference work in this complex and diverse area of art history. Built on the acclaimed scholarship of the ... More
The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art

The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
681,049 words
Illustration(s):
184
The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art offers the most comprehensive, up-to-date information on all aspects of this fundamental area of the visual arts. ... More
The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture

The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Art & Architecture, History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
3.27 million words
Illustration(s):
637
Over 2,030 entries The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture offers unparalleled coverage of all aspects of art and architecture from Medieval Western ... More
The Grove Encyclopedia of Northern Renaissance Art

The Grove Encyclopedia of Northern Renaissance Art   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
1.78 million words
Illustration(s):
590
The Grove Encyclopedia of Northern Renaissance Art offers the most current and comprehensive scholarly information on the visual arts of the Renaissance in Northern Europe. ... More
The Handbook of International Financial Terms

The Handbook of International Financial Terms   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management, Economics
Length:
411,749 words
Illustration(s):
321
This Handbook is the most comprehensive and up-to-date reference book on the world of finance. Here you can find out the meanings of what can seem a bewildering array of financial terms, ... More
The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia

The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Law
Length:
733,735 words
Illustration(s):
107
‘... the definitive compendium. ’ - International Trade and Business Law Annual A pioneering reference work, this comprehensive and scholarly publication ... More
Encyclopedia of Human Rights

Encyclopedia of Human Rights   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Social sciences
Length:
1.75 million words
The five-volume Encyclopedia of Human Rights, edited by David Forsythe, offers comprehensive coverage of all aspects of human rights theory, practice, law, and history in over 300 entries ... More
The International Encyclopedia of Dance

The International Encyclopedia of Dance   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Performing arts, Dance, Music
Length:
2.55 million words
1998 Choice Outstanding Academic Book 1998 Library Journal Best Reference 1998 ALA/RUSA Outstanding Reference Source With nearly 2,000 articles written by ... More
International Encyclopedia of Linguistics

International Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Linguistics
Length:
1.33 million words
Illustration(s):
520
2004 Reference Reviews Top Ten Print Reference Source 2004 Choice Outstanding Academic Title Second Edition 850 entries The Encyclopedia encompasses ... More
The International Studies Encyclopedia

The International Studies Encyclopedia   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2017
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics, Warfare and Defence
Length:
5.02 million words
Illustration(s):
98
Over 450 entries The International Studies Encyclopedia, published in association with the International Studies Association (ISA), is the most comprehensive reference work of ... More
The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature

The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Literature
Length:
210,108 words
This comprehensive guide spans sixteen centuries of the literature and literary culture of Ireland. From the ogam alphabet in the 4th century, to contemporary writers such as Roddy Doyle ... More
The Biographical Encyclopaedia of Islamic Philosophy

The Biographical Encyclopaedia of Islamic Philosophy   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Philosophy, Religion
Length:
277,800 words
2006 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title There has been a long tradition of interest in philosophy in the Islamic world, and it is the aim of this comprehrensive reference work to ... More
The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland (3 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Literature, Society and culture
Length:
430,637 words
‘the finest reference book of its kind: a brilliant and meticulous interweaving of anecdote and quotation … it provides the ideal way to plan any kind of literary pilgrimage ... More
A Dictionary of London Place-Names

A Dictionary of London Place-Names (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Have you ever wondered where the unusual names of Elephant and Castle, Grim's Ditch, Soho, and World's End come from? Find out the linguistic and historical origins of these place-names ... More
Magic Universe: A Grand Tour of Modern Science

Magic Universe: A Grand Tour of Modern Science   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Science and technology, History of Science
Length:
298,891 words
‘The ideal compendium for non-scientists of any age’ Sunday Times This is a marvellously engaging tour covering the whole of modern science, ... More
The Oxford Companion to Medicine

The Oxford Companion to Medicine (3 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Medicine and health
Length:
664,514 words
Illustration(s):
3
‘Crammed full of fascinating titbits of information on a hugely broad range of topics while containing trustworthy and comprehensive reviews’, The Lancet ... More
The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
1.32 million words
Illustration(s):
567
The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages is an essential new reference work covering all key aspects of European history, society, and culture from 500 to 1500 A.D., as well ... More
The Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers

The Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Philosophy
Length:
1.52 million words
This is an indispensible reference work for scholars working on almost any aspect of modern American thought. Both academic and non-academic philosophers are represented, as are a large ... More
Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations

Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Quotation
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Quotations
Length:
226,382 words
Over 5,000 quotations This up-to-date collection offers a vivid picture both of the world today, and of the landmark events and key voices leading to it. From Scott's Antarctic ... More
The Oxford Companion to Music

The Oxford Companion to Music   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Music
Length:
1.12 million words
Illustration(s):
56
This new online-only edition of The Oxford Companion to Music is a partial revision that focuses on living composers and their music, and adds some terms, works, and cross-references to ... More
The New Encyclopedia of Birds

The New Encyclopedia of Birds   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
Length:
317,075 words
Illustration(s):
610
The New Encyclopedia of Birds is the definitive single-volume guide to birds of the world. Entries prepared by a team of renowned biologists and conservationists give a ... More
The New Encyclopedia of Insects and their Allies

The New Encyclopedia of Insects and their Allies (3 rev. ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
Length:
114,706 words
Illustration(s):
133
With around one million species, insects and their allies are by far the most successful, variable and bizarre group of living things to have evolved on our planet. Yet much of their ... More
The New Encyclopedia of Reptiles and Amphibians

The New Encyclopedia of Reptiles and Amphibians (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
Length:
117,266 words
Illustration(s):
218
‘Highly recommended…very attractive…Excellent accounts of the biology are given, each written by experts in the field’ - BBC Wildlife There has been a huge ... More
The New Oxford Companion to Economics in India

The New Oxford Companion to Economics in India (3 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
579,226 words
Illustration(s):
60
Over 325 entries The huge organism called the Indian economy, with its complexities, diversities, and paradoxes, is both fascinating and puzzling. The Oxford Companion to ... More
The New Oxford Companion to Law

The New Oxford Companion to Law   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law
Length:
1.03 million words
Illustration(s):
3
For any reader needing a concise yet expert explanation of a subject in law The New Oxford Companion to Law is the ideal reference work. Providing greater depth than can be found in legal ... More
The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
762,682 words
Illustration(s):
2
‘a superb act of homage at a critical moment in French literary fortunes’, Observer This Companion is a new and completely reconceived work, ... More
The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Language reference, Writing and Editing Guides
Length:
186,150 words
Illustration(s):
23
This dictionary provides scientists, science writers, and all who work in scientific publishing with a clear style guide for the presentation of scientific information. In over 9,700 ... More
The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature

The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature
Length:
516,004 words
This Companion offers a comprehensive record of New Zealand writing in easily accessible form. It contains more than 1,500 entries on writers, novels, plays, poetry, journals, periodicals, ... More
The New Zealand Oxford Dictionary

The New Zealand Oxford Dictionary   Reference library

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
2.95 million words
This dictionary is the first large-scale English dictionary especially prepared for New Zealand users. Compiled at the New Zealand Dictionary Centre in Wellington, it reflects research ... More
The Grove Book of Opera Singers

The Grove Book of Opera Singers (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Music, Opera, Performing arts
Length:
405,701 words
Illustration(s):
89
Covering over 1500 singers from the birth of opera to the present day, this marvellous volume will be an essential resource for all serious opera lovers and an indispensable companion to ... More
The Oxford Book of Health Foods

The Oxford Book of Health Foods   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
"A handy guide to more than a hundred types of food for which health claims have been made." Catholic Library World The health food industry ... More
Oxford Business French Dictionary: English-French

Oxford Business French Dictionary: English-French   Reference library

Reference type:
Bilingual Dictionary
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Bilingual dictionaries
Length:
289,131 words

Essential vocabulary, clear translations, usage and grammar help in this French-English dictionary.

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