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Encyclopedias and Reference Tools
Cross-searchable collection of more than 100 encyclopedias and handbooks from SAGE.
An online, cross-searchable collection of reference books on a variety of subjects from more than 50 publishers.
Cross-searchable collection of over two thousand reference titles from Gale. Previously known as Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Oxford English Dictionary
Detailed etymologies of words comprising the English language. This online version of the venerable OED is a work in progress; hundreds of new entries are added yearly.