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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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Online reference book chronicles American events, people, and places for each decade  [more info]
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Associations Unlimited (Gale) (Cancelled)
This resource has been cancelled, effective 6/30/2014. Information about associations and professional societies, listings for nonprofit membership organizations.  Before using this resource, be certain of your SIC industry classification code.  For a tutorial, click here.  [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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BBC Academy (BBC CoJo) is an online journalism resource with articles, videos, and discussions about ethics, values, laws, and skill sets in the world of journalism.  [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 on communication and media studies.  [more info]
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A collection of full-text reference books on gender studies.  [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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Cambridge Histories Online provides political, economic and social history, philosophy and literature...  [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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This resource will cease as of 12/31/2014. Search over 500 reference titles using Credo.  [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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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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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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Detailed, comprehensive information on a wide range of industries in every realm of American business.  [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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Topics include the ethics of health professions, animal research, population control and the environment.  [more info]
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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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This encyclopedia presents state-of-the-art research and ready-to-use facts on the media's interaction with children and adolescents...  [more info]
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Information about business segments that are pioneering new technologies, introducing break-through marketing strategies or implementing innovative means of serving new markets.  [more info]
AE5 .G85 Internet
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Information on the world's most lucrative and high profile industries. Each entry covers size and economic/social impact of the industry; its organization and structure; its history and development; major countries and companies involved (including rankings); size and nature of the work force; and research.
 
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From adherence to a doctor's advice, to emotions and health, to obesity treatment and prevention, to women's health and all topics in between, this A-to-Z encyclopedia comprehensively covers all aspects of what has become the dynamic domain of behavioral medicine.  [more info]
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Covers topics such as adolescence, cognitive development, education, family, gender differences, identity, longitudinal research, personality development, prenatal development, temperament, and more.  [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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Strategies to optimize human potential and build better organizations by focusing on behavior within the specific environmental, technological, and social environment of the workplace.  [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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Comprehensive analysis of all aspects of journalism.  [more info]
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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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State-of-the-art information and ready-to-use facts from the fields of measurement and statistics.  [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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Provides information on products and the relationships between products and their industries. Explores various aspects of a product, the manufacturers, suppliers, immediate and adjacent industries and markets. Emphasizes manufacturers of numerous durable goods such as tires, automobiles, appliances, business equipment, home furnishing and sporting goods.
 
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Entries describing the theory, practice and development of public relations.  [more info]
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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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Comprehensive survey of rhetoric, covering theory, history, and practice, with a special emphasis on public speaking, performance, and communication.  [more info]
Campus/Remote, PN172.E52 2001
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Entries cover psychology, education and counseling, child development, and special education address student success, behavior disorders, intelligence testing, learning disabilities, strategies to improve academic skills, and more.  [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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Complete coverage of current statistical methods ranging through confirmatory factor analysis, structural equation modeling, random effect/multilevel modeling, generalized linear models, computationally intensive methods such as the bootstrap, and many more.  [more info]
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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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Europa World provides the latest information covering political elections, country profiles, and industry statistics....  [more info]
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Includes entries for all 150 disorders classified in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, text revision (DSM-IV-TR). Also features entries for prescription, alternative, and over-the-counter drugs, as well as the various therapies used to treat mental disorders.  [more info]
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Essays on approximately 152 culture groups of the U.S., from Acadians to Yupiats...  [more info]
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Covers the entire spectrum of psychology, including notable people, theories and terms...  [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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This resource will cease as of 8/1/2014. A selective guide of reference sources, organized by academic discipline...  [more info]
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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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Extensive chronological encyclopedia about the history of film in America.
 
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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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Substantive entries about films and those associated with films. Includes lists of articles and books for further reading.  [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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Statistics on more than 600 SIC and NIACS classifications in the manufacturing, wholesaling and retail industries. Information is compiled from the most recent government publications and includes projections, maps and graphics.
 
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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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Directory of registered social workers...  [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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This database contains the entire text of the Oxford English Dictionary and the Historical Thesaurus of the OED.  [more info]
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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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An encyclopedia covering art and artists worldwide.  [more info]
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Social Work from OBO provides bibliographic articles on the most recent theories, research, discoveries, and interpretations in the field.  [more info]
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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Econmic History includes 900 original articles...  [more info]
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The Encyclopedia of Social Work contains hundreds of overview articles and biographies, crafted by a 13-member editorial board. It offers students, scholars, and practitioners a trusted foundation for social work study.  [more info]
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Database of full-text scholarly reference books on all subjects.  [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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A directory of currently published periodicals (magazines, journals, newsletters, etc) ...  [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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Comprehensive survey of press and electronic media for nearly 200 countries. Excellent source for censorship issues throughout the world.  [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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