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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
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 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
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 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 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
The Oxford Companion to Consciousness

The Oxford Companion to Consciousness   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Science and technology, Psychology, Philosophy
Length:
521,393 words
Illustration(s):
88
Consciousness is undoubtedly one of the last remaining scientific mysteries and hence one of the greatest contemporary scientific challenges. How does the brain's activity result in the ... More
The Oxford Companion to Cosmology

The Oxford Companion to Cosmology   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Science and technology, Astronomy and Cosmology
Length:
184,686 words
Illustration(s):
147
The Oxford Companion to Cosmology is a comprehensive, yet highly accessible, encyclopedic overview of this enduringly popular subject. Its 350+ in-depth entries - ranging from cosmic ... More
The Oxford Companion to Global Change

The Oxford Companion to Global Change   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Science and technology, Environmental Science, Social sciences, Environment
Length:
499,991 words
Illustration(s):
127
‘Clear, thorough, and meticulously researched. An invaluable resource for our changing world.’ - Elizabeth Kolbert, author, Field Notes from a Catastrophe The ... More
The Oxford Companion to the Body

The Oxford Companion to the Body   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
Length:
938,329 words
Illustration(s):
126
The Oxford Companion to the Body is a fascinating and authoritative guide to every aspect of the body. It provides concise and readable accounts of the structure and function ... More
The Oxford Companion to the Earth

The Oxford Companion to the Earth   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Science and technology, Earth Sciences and Geography
Length:
815,068 words
Illustration(s):
506
The Oxford Companion to the Earth is a unique reference work, offering unrivalled coverage of the Earth Sciences, from volcanoes to flood plains, diamonds to meteors, deserts ... More
The Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science

The Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Subject:
Science and technology, History of Science
Length:
604,391 words
Written by more than 200 prominent scholars, The Oxford Companion to the History of Modern Science presents an unparalleled history of the field invaluable to anyone with an interest in ... More
The Oxford Companion to the Mind

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

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Science and technology, Psychology, Philosophy
Length:
798,019 words
Illustration(s):
245
‘a masterful compilation in one volume of virtually every important aspect of mind, brain and consciousness’, Washington Post First published ... More
Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
Length:
772,625 words
‘the book is almost an encyclopedia. It is comprehensive, thorough, clear, and accurate’ - TIBS The Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Climate Change Communication

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Climate Change Communication   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Science and technology, Earth Sciences and Geography, Social sciences, Environment
Length:
1.27 million words
Illustration(s):
124
Over 100 entries Through a comprehensive collection of articles, the Oxford Encyclopedia of Climate Change Communication explores the origin and evolution of our understanding of ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science, and Technology in Islam

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science, and Technology in Islam   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Religion, Science and technology
Length:
585,229 words
Illustration(s):
18
Over 250 Entries Based on the highly acclaimed 2009 publication, The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World, this work includes complete coverage of ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Psychology and Aging

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Psychology and Aging   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019
Subject:
Science and technology, Psychology
Length:
956,079 words
Illustration(s):
208
A comprehensive reference with a broad overview of the field of psychology and aging, which serves as a springboard for delving into more deeply into specific topics. Coverage includes ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2019
Subject:
Science and technology, Psychology, Medicine and health, Clinical Medicine
Length:
737,546 words
Illustration(s):
44
An in-depth, up-to-date scholarly reference text for the state of knowledge development in sport, exercise, and performance psychology. The text includes articles that address human ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of the History of American Science, Medicine, and Technology

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the History of American Science, Medicine, and Technology   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Over 400 entries Science, medicine, and technology have become increasingly important to the average individual in modern society. The importance of these ... More
Science, Technology, and Society

Science, Technology, and Society   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Science and technology, History of Science, Social sciences
Length:
399,663 words
Illustration(s):
3
Science, Technology, and Society contains over 130 A to Z signed articles written by major scholars and experts from academic and scientific institutions and institutes ... More

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