Grolier Reference Online
Includes American Language Dictionary of the English Language, 4th ed., American Heritage Spanish to English Dictionary, American Heritage English to Spanish Dictionary, Roget's II: The New Thesaurus, 3rd ed., and Encyclopedia Americana.
Note: encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases
Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism
Almost 300 entries on critics, theorists, critical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods. Updated annually.
Note: full text of reference work
Oxford Language Dictionaries Online
Translations of thousands of Chinese, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish words and phrases.
Note: six languages
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Full text of 275 reference books published by Gale, Brill Academic, Cambridge University Press, Elsevier, Greenwood, Sage, Salem Press, Wiley, and others. Titles include American Civil War Reference Library, Ancient Europe, 8000 BC to AD 1000, Encyclopedia of Aging, Encyclopedia of American Religions, Encyclopedia of Case Study Research, Encyclopedia of Gender and Society, Encyclopedia of Urban Studies, Encyclopedia of World Biography, Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History, Magill's Survey of World Literature, Vietnam War Reference Library; World Education Encyclopedia.
Note: 275 reference books
Oxford Reference Online
Text of more than 100 Oxford University Press reference works, including Oxford Companions to American Literature, American Theatre, the Bible, British History, Classical Civilization, History of Modern Science, Music, Philosophy, Politics of the World, Shakespeare, United States History, and Western Art.
Note: over 100 reference works
Research Centers Directory
Contents of the 2010 edition. Each entry includes address, phone number, e-mail address, URL, description, size of staff, publications, scholarships, awards, etc.
Note: descriptions and contact information
Content of the 2010 edition. Guide to current sources of factual quantitative information about more than 20,000 specific subjects, incorporating almost 135,000 citations and more than 1,600 sources. Provides the widest possible range of print and nonprint, published and unpublished, and electronic and other forms of U.S. and international statistical data on industrial, business, social, educational, financial, and other topics.
Note: sources of quantitative information
Encyclopedia of Homosexuality
Edited by Wayne R. Dynes, originally published in 2 vols. by Garland, New York, 1990. 770 articles covering gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer topics.
glbtq: an encyclopedia
Featuring social sciences, literature, and the arts.
New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics
Over 1,850 articles by more than 1,500 economists.
Note: over 1,850 articles
Oxford Art Online (formerly Grove Art)
Electronic version of Grove's The Dictionary of Art. Also includes The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, and 100,000 images from the Bridgeman Art Library. The 34 volumes of the text edition of Grove Art are available in the library's reference collection under Ref. N31.D5 1996. Database Guide (PDF).
Note: art dictionary
Oxford Music Online (formerly Grove Music)
Online version of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd edition. Also includes The Oxford Companion to Music and The Oxford Dictionary of Music. The 29 volumes of the text edition are available in the library's reference collection under Ref. ML100.N48 2001. Oxford Music Online also includes the contents of The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz and The New Grove Dictionary of Opera. Database Guide (PDF). Searching for Music Scores and Sound Recordings in CUNY+.
Note: music dictionary
Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Full text of the ten-volume 1998 reference work.
Note: reference work
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
A scholarly dynamic reference work.
JSTOR Plant Science
Note: trial ends December 31, 2011
Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences
Complete text of first and second editions and all supplements. Revisions and new articles added quarterly. Use the Search This Title box to search only this resource. Use the Search Wiley InterScience to search it along with the Wiley journals to which the library has access.
Note: first and second editions
Biography Reference Bank
Biographical information about over 550,000 people. Includes 380,000 periodical articles and more than 36,000 images. Over 80,00 profiles from reference works published by Garland, Greenwood, Harvard University Press, Houghton Mifflin, Oryx, Oxford University Press, and H. W. Wilson. There are 5,000 biographies from the 2004 edition of the American National Biography. A complete list of such sources is available.
Note: 550,000 biographies
Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000
Offers over 72,000 pages of documents and 800 images from the State Commissions on the Status of Women, with approximately 5,000 pages to be added annually. Also included is the first three volumes of Harvard University Press's Notable American Women: A Biographical Dictionary, with the remaining volumes to be added in 2009-2010.
Note: primary sources