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Core Resources

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Britannica Library : Reference Center

Britannica Library makes it easy to conduct research, complete homework assignments, and work on special projects.

Credo General Reference is an online reference solution for researchers. Offering 511 highly-regarded titles from over 70 publishers, this resource covers every major subject from the world's best publishers of reference.

Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

General OneFile

A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics.

General Reference Center

A general interest database that integrates a variety of sources - newspapers, reference books, magazines, and trade publications. Find articles on current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.

Oxford Art Online

Oxford Art Online offers the most extensive and easily searchable online art resource available today, a virtual art reference library of unparalleled scope and depth.

Additional Resources

Article Databases A-Z

Browse all our resources and article databases A-Z.

Citation Tools

Helpful guide to MLA and APA citation styles

Subject Specialists

Reference Desk
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