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Encyclopaedias


General works of reference

Britannica Online 
Contains Encyclopædia Britannica,  Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, the Britannica Book of the Year and Britannica's Internet Guide.

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Europeana
Contains filmclips, photographs, paintings, sculptures, maps, manuscripts, books, newspapers, archive materials and archaeological objects, provided by European cultural institutions.

WorldAlmanac
General work of reference that includes biographies, encyclopaedia articles, facts and statistics.



Professional works of reference

Encyclopaedias from SAGE

Encyclopaedias from SAGE, mainly covering humanistic and social sciences: Leadership, psychology and related subject areas.

Encyclopedia of Social Work
Contains hundreds of articles about social work, and biographical articles about important persons in the history of this subject area.

The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics
Standard reference work within economics.

Oxford Bibliographies - Education
A pathway to the most accurate and reliable resources for a variety of academic topics. Every article is written and reviewed by academic experts.
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Oxford Reference Online
Books of reference in full text. Explanations of words and terms within all subjects.


Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy 
The most comprehensive online encyclopaedia of philosophy.