Foreign Languages, Literatures, & Cultures Resources with Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, & Almanacs

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Essays outlining the lives and careers of authors from all eras and genres, and summarizes the critical response to their work.   [more info]
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Cambridge Histories Online provides political, economic and social history, philosophy and literature of selected countries and subjects.
 
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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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Guide to Reference (ALA) (Cancelled)
This resource has been cancelled, effective 8/15/2015. No longer updated after January 31, 2016. Guide to Reference will become open access in February 2016; the link will be restored at that time. A selective guide of reference sources, organized by academic discipline.   [more info]
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This database contains the entire text of the Oxford English Dictionary and the Historical Thesaurus of the OED.   [more info]
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Database of full-text scholarly reference books on all subjects.   [more info]
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