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21st Century Management: A Reference Handbook highlights the topics...  [more info]
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Collection of ebooks covering history, geography, world cultures, military history, gender studies, politics, pop culture, religion, mythology, science, technology, and environment.  [more info]
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Attacks on the Press is an annual survey by the Committee to Protect Journalists. It recounts incidences around the world where journalists were attacked, killed, or imprisoned.  [more info]
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The Encyclopedia of Management is a great Business resource to fine accounting...  [more info]
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A collection of full-text reference books in the humanities and social sciences.  [more info]
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More than 60,000 brief articles.  [more info]
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Contains 38 essays on the origin and development of our species, population studies, cultural aspects of civilization, and the socialization of humans.  Includes illustrations.  [more info]
Campus/Remote, GN25 .C65 1994 Internet
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Contains 26 essays on the methods, purposes, and origins of archaeology.  Includes illustrations.  [more info]
Campus/Remote, CC70 .C59 1999 Internet
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Consumer Health Complete (CHC) is designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics...  [more info]
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The Dictionary of Accounting provides straightforward definitions of the latest financial jargon...  [more info]
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The Dictionary of Business and Management is a wide-ranging and informative guide to all areas of business...  [more info]
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The Dictionary of Economics covers all aspects of economics including...
 
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The Dictionary of Finance and Banking covers the vocabulary used in...
 
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The Dictionary of Human Resource Management comprises over 1,400 entries on...  [more info]
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The Dictionary of Old English (DOE) defines the vocabulary of the first six centuries (600 - 1150 A.D.) of the English language...  [more info]
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The Dictionary of Statistics is a wide-ranging, jargon-free dictionary that contains over...  [more info]
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Over 90 different dictionaries and more than 250 language combinations.  [more info]
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Includes authoritative articles in the fields of economic and business history. Its "How Much Is That?" section allows the user to compare the value of purchasing power, exchange rates, and other variables between the past and today.
 
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Contains the complete Encyclopaedia Britannica, Britannica Student Encyclopedia, Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, as well as videos, blogs, news, research tools, and links to editor-selected websites.  [more info]
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Encyclopaedia Judaica 2nd ed. contains over 21,000 entries on Jewish life, history, culture, and religion.  Includes maps, statistical tables, and images.  [more info]
Campus/Remote, DS102.8 .E496 2007
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Encyclopedia of African American History: 1896 to the Present includes approximately 1,200 A-Z cross-referenced entries, more than 400 images, a chronology of major events in black history, and complete coverage from Plessy v. Ferguson to the election of Barack Obama.  [more info]
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Encyclopedia of Anthropology includes over 1,000 entires on cultural, biological, physical, and social anthropology.  Also contains articles on archaeology, linguistics, philosophy and sociology.  [more info]
Campus/Remote, GN11 .E63 2006
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Use this encyclopedia to find information on the history, methods, sites, and key issues in archaeology.  Includes archaeologist biographies, site maps, and photographs of artifacts.  [more info]
Campus/Remote, CC100 .E542 2001
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This encyclopedia describes the history of Buddhism and the religion's world view, basic practices and teachings.  Also includes entries on Buddhist art, ceremonies, festivals, and monastic orders.  [more info]
Campus/Remote, BQ128 .E62 2004
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The Encyclopedia of Business and Finance is a complete reference covering five general areas: finance and banking; accounting...  [more info]
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The Encyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society is composed of almost 900 entries that range from essays...  [more info]
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The Encyclopedia of Career Development contains...  [more info]
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With more than 400 entries, the Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology presents...  [more info]
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The Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Second Edition is a compendium of over 750 authoritative, research-based entries/chapters contributed by nearly 1,200 researchers and experts from 60 countries on a complete range of topics.  [more info]
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Contains entries on the religion's history and role in the modern world.
 
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Campus/Remote, BP40 .E525 2004
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The Encyclopedia of Leadership provides guidance on the theory...  [more info]
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Spanning the entire spectrum of life sciences, the Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (ELS) features more than 4,200 specially commissioned and peer-reviewed articles available in PDF and HTML format. Browse by topic or search for articles within this resource...  [more info]
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The Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Campaigns is an annual publication that profiles important marketing campaigns of the 20th century.  [more info]
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The Encyclopedia of Management 7th ed. includes essays on 350 topics in management theories and applications.  [more info]
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This encyclopedia includes such topics as broadband, content filtering, cyberculture, cyberethics, digital divide, freenet, MP3, privacy, telemedicine, viruses, and wireless networks.  [more info]
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This encyclopedia includes over 2,100 general entries on world thought and philosophy as well as 1,000 biographical entries on key figures in the history of philosophy.  [more info]
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Contains over 27,000 full text entries featuring a broad musical scope...
 
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Comprehensive coverage of topics related to quantitative modeling of financial markets. Topics include risk management, mathematical and statistical tools used in financial modeling, market microstructure, algorithmic trading, and more.  [more info]
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The Encyclopedia of Religion 2nd ed. contains entries on all major world religions and some lesser known religions.  Includes information on science and religion, feminist theology, chaos theory, film and religion, and much more!  [more info]
Campus/Remote, BL31 .E46 2005
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This encyclopedia covers the major world religions and smaller sects, cults, and movements in America.  Also provides information on denominations and movements that originated in the US, Canada, and Mexico.  [more info]
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The Encyclopedia of Science and Religion delves into the debates among science and technology and the world's religions.  [more info]
Campus/Remote, BL240.3 .E43 2003
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Encyclopedia articles about issues of sex and gender at the personal and the social level ...  [more info]
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Includes entries on the ideas, history, and recent changes within social and cultural anthropology.  Also contains a glossary and biographies of key figures in anthropology.  [more info]
Campus/Remote, GN307 .E648
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This encyclopedia provides information on marketing and management principles and practices that directly relate to sports. Topics include economics, leadership, communication, and marketing sports and non-sports related products.  [more info]
Campus/Remote, GV716 .E53 2011 Internet
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This encyclopedia focuses on telecommunications for electrical engineers. Topics include optical communications, modulation and demodulation, coding, communication networks, antennas, and much more.  Online access includes all five volumes.  [more info]
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EBR includes extensive information about the Bible, how it was received in Christian churches and the Jewish Diaspora, and how it is viewed by other world religions.  Includes articles about the Bible in literature, art, music, and film.  Volumes 1, 2, and 3 currently available.  [more info]
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More than 14,000 brief articles.  [more info]
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Searchable online reference book collection covering all subjects from the arts to zoology.  [more info]
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This resource contains information and analysis of interest groups and lobbyists in American political history from the late 19th Century to 2011.  [more info]
Campus/Remote, JK1118 .G85 2011 Internet
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An ebook that focuses on key principles of hospitality management research and practice.  [more info]
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Contains essays on all major aspects of business and finance in American history.  [more info]
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Facts and statistics on the U.S., the world, history and government, biography, sports, entertainment, business and finance, society and culture, science and technology, weather and climate.  [more info]
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An essential resource in the field of education. Enter search words to search within the entire encyclopedia or browse the Subject Classification list for topic areas.  [more info]
Campus/Remote, LB15 .I56 2010 Internet
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The International Encyclopedia of Organization Studies spans individual, organizational, societal, and cultural perspectives...  [more info]
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The International Encyclopedia of Public Health is a comprehensive guide to the major issues, challenges, methods, and approaches of global public...
 
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Covers global research topics in the social sciences.  [more info]
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Melton's Encyclopedia of American Religions 8th ed. covers over 2,300 religious groups in the US and Canada.  [more info]
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Use New Catholic Encyclopedia 2nd ed. to find information on key figures and hot topics in Catholicism.  [more info]
Campus/Remote, BX841 .N44 2003
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Traditional gardening, weather, and astronomical information, along with stories, anecdotes, puzzles, and contests.  [more info]
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This tool searches dictionaries on the web in one step.  [more info]
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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Econmic History includes 900 original articles...  [more info]
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Search most of JMU's reference collection for background articles from encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, etc.  [more info]
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Based on the scholarly printed Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, "REP Online" allows users to search through a regularly updated universe of over...  [more info]
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Access full-text encyclopedias on subjects ranging from African American Studies to Sociology...  [more info]
Campus/Remote, AE5.S244
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Search across multiple encyclopedias and handbooks on leadership, management, organizational behavior, business ethics and career development.  [more info]
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Salud en Espanol (Consumer Health Complete Spanish Version) is designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall understanding of health-related topics....  [more info]
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This encyclopedia provides a comprehensive introduction to film and film studies, covering such aspects as production, national traditions, studios, genres, critical theory and film history.  [more info]
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This is an earlier version of the classic Webster's.  [more info]
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Excellent legal resource for non-attorneys.  [more info]
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When you enter World News Digest, click on the Encyclopedia tab under the resource header to search the encyclopedia.  [more info]
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This comprehensive portal for language and language-related products and services on the web provides more than 1800 dictionaries with more than 250 languages.  [more info]
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