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Encyclopedias & Dictionaries: Home

Encyclopedias and dictionaries from the library's online and print reference collection.

Online Encyclopedia Collections

In addition to the individual online titles listed on the guide, these two databases allow you to search across hundreds of scholarly encyclopedias and dictionaries simultaneously. These are great places to start your research.

Print Encyclopedias on the Main Floor

While thousands of our encyclopedias are available online, some reference works are only available in print. All titles are included in Muscat Plus. You may also browse by subject using their call numbers. 

If you're looking for an encyclopedia or dictionary on a specific topic, stop at the Research Help Desk on the main floor for assistance.

Other Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

These are just a few of our largest online reference sources.  If you have questions about online information for a discipline or topic, please reach out to a librarian for assistance.

Language Dictionaries

Issues in the News

Art and Music

Religion and Philosophy

Biographical Information