Subject: Reference, Dictionaries
Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
Definitions of a wide variety of acronyms, initialisms, abbreviations and similar contractions that allows users to quickly and easily translate terms into their full names or meanings. New terms from subject areas such as associations, education, the Internet, medicine and others are now included.
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language 4th edition 2006 [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
American Men and Women of Science [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
A biographical dictionary of the significant scientists in the physical, biological, and related fields. Each edition includes biographical entries on approximately 120,000 living scientists, providing birthdate; birthplace; field of specialty; education; honorary degrees; current position; professional and career information; awards; memberships; research information; and addresses for each entrant where available. Volume 8 of the set is a comprehensive index listing scientists by field, and by state under field.
Concise Medical Dictionary Sixth Edition, 2002 [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
CREDO Reference [Indexes and Abstracts]
Online reference resources from numerous publishers. This reference resource can be searched by individual title, broad subject headings, cross-references, audio and images. Use its "research mapper" to search for terms and topics that are interconnected and displayed in (a) visual form. Examples of titles are: Bloomsbury Guide to Art, Bridgeman Art Library Archive, Columbia Encyclopedia, Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary, Harvard Dictionary of Music, and the Concise Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science. The complete list of titles is available on the CREDO Reference site.
Dictionary of Ecology [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
This dictionary has over 6,250 entries covering all aspects of ecology and related environmental scientific disciplines such as biogeography, genetics, soil science, geomorphology, atmospheric science, and oceanography. Coverage is wide-ranging and includes plant and animal physiology, animal behavior, pollution, conservation, habitat management, evolution, environmental pollution, climatology and meteorology.
Dictionary of Food and Nutrition [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
Dictionary of Human Resources & Personnel Management Peter Collin Publishing [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
Edited by A. Ivanovic & P.H. Collin.
Dictionary of Nursing Fourth edition, 2004 [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
Dictionary of Plant Sciences [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
This dictionary of botany draws on information from the Oxford Dictionary of Natural History and expands it to include a wide coverage of topics such as biochemistry, plant physiology, cytology, ecology, genetics, evolution, bio-geography, earth history, and the earth sciences. There is also worldwide coverage of taxonomic groups: one-third of the entries are devoted to taxa, from bacteria and fungi to the main groups of flowering and non-flowering plants.
Dictionary of the Internet 2003 [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
Dictionary of Zoology Second edition, 2003 [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
This dictionary covers all topics relevant to zoology such as animal behavior, genetics, evolutionary studies, ecology, physiology, genetics, cytology, Earth history, and zoogeography.
Grove Art Online [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
Grove Art Online encompasses all aspects of visual culture. It features articles about topics as varied as Fauvism and Frida Kahlo, bibliographies for further research, and thousands of searchable images made available through Oxford’s partnerships with museums, galleries, and other outstanding arts organizations.
MedlinePlus [Indexes and Abstracts]
The US National Library of Medicine maintains this guide to health information, which lists authoritative websites by topic, directories of healthcare organizations, a medical encyclopedia and dictionaries, health information in Spanish, information on prescription and over-the-counter drugs, health news, and links to clinical trials.
Oxford Dictionaries Premium [Indexes and Abstracts]
This is a fully searchable, comprehensive bilingual dictionaries online resource. In addition to dictionaries, OLDO includes unique study materials on topics such as life & culture, grammar & vocabulary, and writing & word games. There is also a Dictionary Skills Resource Packs, a teaching & learning resource for each language that includes lesson plans and worksheets.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography [Indexes and Abstracts]
An illustrated collection of more than 50,000 specially written biographies of the men and women from around the world who shaped all aspects of Britain's past.
Oxford English Dictionary Online [Indexes and Abstracts]
Contains the complete text of the OED's 20-volume Second Edition and 3-volume Additions Series plus Historical Thesaurus of the OED. Also includes draft material from the current OED project, representing the latest progress towards a completely revised and updated Third Edition. The OED online can be used to perform simple searches for word definitions, or for full-text searching of all OED's definitions, etymologies and quotations through the Search function. Updated quarterly
Oxford Music Online [Indexes and Abstracts]
Oxford Music Online (OMO) is the access-point for Oxford music reference subscriptions and products, including Grove Music Online (includes The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd edition, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition), The Oxford Companion to Music, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, and the Encyclopedia of Popular Music (Colin Larkin's comprehensive reference work, 4th edition, devoted to rock, pop, and jazz). With OMO patrons can cross-search Grove and Oxford reference content in one location.
Oxford Reference [Indexes and Abstracts]
Provides web access to 100 major Oxford University Press dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in the humanities, social sciences, foreign languages, science, technology and medicine, the performing arts, and religion. Works can be searched separately or across the entire databases. Includes over 1.5 million entries.
Penguin Dictionary of Psychology 1996 [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
Arthur S. Reber, ed. Available via Xreferplus.
Saunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary [Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Handbooks]
STATRef [Indexes and Abstracts]
Searchable database of drug compendia and medical and dental textbooks.