Reference Tools - Dictionaries and Encyclopedias by Subject

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Anthropology

A dictionary detailing the origin, meaning and development of gastronomic terms
Article-length reviews of topics in the academic literature in anthropology.
Article-length reviews of topics in the academic literature on law and the social sciences.
Includes the Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion as well as content from other electronic books and journals related to dress and fashion.  Also includes images from V&A Museum's internationally renowned fashion collection and other sources.
Academic articles on natural and human-made phenomena that change life on earth.
Summaries and primary documents on prehistoric cultures, searchable by region, country, and cultural characteristics.
Summaries and primary documents on world cultures, searchable by country or cultural characteristics and practices.
Provides a comprehensive and interdisciplinary reference guide to concepts in semiotics, sign theory, and cultural studies.
Academic articles on food and its place in society and culture.
Academic articles on political and social violence and alternatives to violence.
Definitive encyclopedia on topics and methodologies in the study of social sciences.
Articles on major developments and concepts in archaeology and human culture.
Articles and definitions of food and food culture in the U.S.
Articles on Latino history and culture in the U.S.
Cross-search Oxford reference publications in the social sciences.

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Art & Art History

Access current job postings relating to theatre and the arts.
Interdisciplinary digital library of images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences
Succinct and accessible explanations of terms used in the wide variety of visual media that makes up the art world.
Entries on all aspects of modern and contemporary art, including movements, styles, techniques, artists, critics, dealers, schools, and galleries.
Entries on architects, terms, periods, and styles, covering all periods of Western architectural history.
Covers the past 150 years of international design, with accessible and succinct entries on ceramics, furniture, graphics, industrial design, interiors, and fashion.
Provides a wide range of technical information, as well as recent scholarship on photography as a social and artistic practice.
In-depth coverage of Westrern Art with entries on artists and their works, styles and movements, art forms and art terms.
Guide to the art of the Western world, providing fact and critical appraisal, ranging across painting, sculpture, and the graphic arts from classical times to the present.
Covering Western art from the ancient Greeks to the present day.
Links to the Oxford books in the area of art and architecture.
A digital library of the classical world. Includes classical texts in translation that can be searched online, as well as links to museum images of architecture, sculpture, and vases.

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Biology & Medicine

Covers all of science. Includes a scientific dictionary, images, and biographies of famous scientists. Also includes links to related websites.
Taxonomically-arranged information on the habitats and ecosystemsof more than 1,200 species identified as endangered or threatened.
Species accounts as well as downloadable images, videos, and birdsong recordings for over 700 bird species breeding in the U.S.
Provides information on the history of science through articles on the professional lives of scientists. All periods of science from classical antiquity to modern times are represented.
An archive of the entire corpus of knowledge on the enteric bacterial cell, comprised of several hundred modules of information and interpretation, including the genome database. Continually expanded, updated, and revised.
Includes comprehensive coverage of techniques used for the determination of specific elements, groups of compounds, in physical or biological matrices.
Topics include the ethics of animal research, population control and the environment.
Entries encompass all aspects of biochemistry, as well as into the related fields of molecular biology, cell biology, genetics, and biophysics.
Scholarly treatment of issues relating to "diversity in the natural world." Long entries written by scholars, usually with extensive bibliographies.
Contains contributions from international experts on a diverse array of topics related to ecology, including behavioral ecology, ecological processes, ecological modeling, ecosystems, human ecology, and systems ecology.
Includes approximately 320 articles providing coverage of the entire field of environmental microbiology and all important topics. Extensive cross-referencing, bibliographies, a comprehensive index, and illustrations (photographs, tables, and line drawings).
Arguably the most complete and authoritative coverage of genetics ever published.
Different types of articles with varying degree of coverage. Focus is on studies based on the human and mouse genomes, but other important model eukaryotes, as well as pathogenic bacteria, are given in-depth coverage.
Covers all aspects of geology including earth history, earth materials, surface processes, regional geology, economic geology, engineering geology, petroleum geology, geochemical and mineral exploration, and the history of geology.
Covers topics related to the study of all known hormones (in vertebrates, plants and insects). Each entry consists of an outline, an overview description, and a detailed treatment of the topic.
Includes relevant readings, including review articles, cross-references, and crystallographic data.
A comprehensive life sciences resource. Links to relevant news/articles. Also includes illustrations, a glossary, and related web resources.
Medium-length articles by eminent research scientists, with short bibliographies, on topics ranging from beer-making to viral transcription.
Comprehensive reference source to the core topics of molecular biology and also includes general background material for those fields to which molecular biology. Length varies from definition to encyclopedic.
Interdisciplinary encyclopedia with lengthy, fairly technical, signed articles.
Coverage of the anatomy, behavior, habitat, breeding, and conservation status of many species of fish and aquatic invertebrates.
Covers topics relating to diet and exercise including diet methods, food supplements, calorie requirements of different activities, and much more.
Provides a systematic account of bird families, covering their form and function, distribution, diet, social behavior, and breeding biology.
Concise accounts of the structure and function of all the major systems of the body and the causes of disorders that affect them.Includes social and religious attitudes to the body, and its significance for artists, philosophers and writers.
A collection of resources published by Oxford University Press related to drugs, nutrition, and public health.

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Chemistry & Biochemistry

Covers all of science. Includes a scientific dictionary, images, and biographies of famous scientists. Also includes links to related websites.
Provides information on the history of science through articles on the professional lives of scientists. All periods of science from classical antiquity to modern times are represented.
Includes comprehensive coverage of techniques used for the determination of specific elements, groups of compounds, in physical or biological matrices.
Entries encompass all aspects of biochemistry, as well as into the related fields of molecular biology, cell biology, genetics, and biophysics.
Comprehensive coverage of inorganic chemistry and related topics. Includes organometallic, bioinorganic, and physical and theoretical topics, as relevant.
A comprehensive life sciences resource. Links to relevant news/articles. Also includes illustrations, a glossary, and related web resources.
Medium-length articles by eminent research scientists, with short bibliographies, on topics ranging from beer-making to viral transcription.
Interdisciplinary encyclopedia with lengthy, fairly technical, signed articles.
Systematic coverage of reagents used in organic synthesis, including reactions and structures.
Comprehensive coverage of spectroscopy and its applications.
Comprehensive encyclopedia covering chemical technology, industrial processes and applications.
Covers topics related to energy, including in earth science, chemistry and life sciences, social studies, political science and more.
Provides a comprehensive, integrated summary of the present state of geochemistry. It deals with all the major subjects in the field, ranging from the chemistry of the solar system to environmental geochemistry.

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Classics & Humanities

A collection of documents (primarily in Latin, some in Greek) on the lives of Christian saints. The database contains the text of the sixty-eight printed volumes of Acta Sanctorum published from 1643 to 1940 by the Société des Bollandistes. Can be cross searched with the Patrologia Latina database.
A searchable full text collection of Blackwell's companion reference books for classics.
A survey of critical commentary on the work of specific authors and key texts. Also contains biographical information and bibliographies of primary and secondary works.
Covers the lives of many classical authors with character entries and plot summaries for their works. General entries discuss the development of literary forms such as comedy and tragedy.
A searchable database comprised of: 1) dictionaries to assist translation from Latin into modern languages, 2) dictionaries providing semantic and etymological explanations in Latin of Latin words, and 3) historical Latin dictionaries.
A historical (1552) French-Latin dictionary. Part of the ARTFL French language resource.
Summaries and primary documents on prehistoric cultures, searchable by region, country, and cultural characteristics.
Provides a comprehensive and interdisciplinary survey of the art of persuasion.
A comprehensive database of Latin texts, containing over 3,000 texts classified under 900 authors, spanning from the patristic and medieval periods through Antiquity and the early-modern and modern eras. (For Series A, research was done to verify facts relating to the texts; for Series B, the materials have been taken directly from existing editions.)
A comprehensive database of Latin texts, containing over 3,000 texts classified under 900 authors, spanning from the patristic and medieval periods through Antiquity and the early-modern and modern eras. (For Series A, research was done to verify facts relating to the texts; for Series B, the materials have been taken directly from existing editions.)
A tool that can be used to cross-search Library of Latin Texts Series A and B.
The English translation of the seminal German reference work Der Neue Pauly. An extremely comprehensive resource for classical history with a contemporary, interdisciplinary approach.
Includes regularly updated bibliographies by leading experts.
Articles on major developments and concepts in archaeology and human culture.
A collection of cross-searchable reference titles, such as The Oxford Classical Dictionary, Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization, and Who's Who in the Classical World. Some entries contain bibliographies.
A digital library of the classical world. Includes classical texts in translation that can be searched online, as well as links to museum images of architecture, sculpture, and vases.
Contains virtually all Greek texts surviving from the period between Homer (8th century B.C.) and A.D. 600, and the majority of surviving works up to the fall of Byzantium in A.D. 1453.

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Dance

Electronic access to 4 major music reference works: the Oxford Dictionary of Music, Grove Music Online, the Encyclopedia of Popular Music, and the Oxford Companion to Music.

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Economics & Statistics

Interactive data and mapping from the U.S. Census Bureau. Includes population, housing, and other social and economic data from the decennial census of population and housing, the economic census, and from annual surveys and estimates programs.
Article-length reviews of topics in the academic literature on law and the social sciences.
Academic articles on all aspects of energy topics.
Articles on theories and methodologies of studying social sciences using data.
Finding aid for statistical web sites and data series produced by more than 100 agencies of the federal government.
Data sources and downloadable tables for statistics about the U.S. from colonial times to present.
Covers topics related to energy, including in earth science, chemistry and life sciences, social studies, political science and more.
Definitive encyclopedia of articles on all aspects of the study of economics.
Academic articles on the history of economics.

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English

Online access to the Cambridge Histories series. Over 200 titles in a variety of disciplines.
Combines coverage of international English with information on English as it is particularly used in Canada. Definitions are presented so that the meaning most familiar to Canadians appears first.
A survey of critical commentary on the work of specific authors and key texts. Also contains biographical information and bibliographies of primary and secondary works.
The language is viewed from an international perspective.  The historical range is large - from Beowulf to Ebonics. Entries are given for subjects such as American and British differences, computing, etymology, pidgin, poetry, sexism, Shakespeare's language, and slang.
Information about the English language and its history.
 Provides biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors
Provides a comprehensive and interdisciplinary reference guide to concepts in semiotics, sign theory, and cultural studies.
Provides a comprehensive and interdisciplinary survey of the art of persuasion.
Two databases in one.  Search the American Film Institute Catalog for information about American feature films produced up to 1973.  Includes full production and cast information, plot summaries and production notes.  Search Film Index International for citations for journal articles relating to film studies.      
Includes nearly 300 entries and subentries on critics and theorists, critical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods.
Includes a wide range of literary works of the American South published before 1924.  Part of the Documenting the American South, a digital publishing initiative.
Contains histories behind hundreds of eponyms, such as bowdlerize (from the censorious Thomas Bowdler), and bikini from the atoll.
Contains over 250,000 definitions and entries.
Contains over 100,000 definitions, including over 12,000 New Zealand entries and a wide range of encyclopedic information.
Includes regularly updated bibliographies by leading experts.
Includes regularly updated bibliographies by leading experts.
Includes regularly updated bibliographies by leading experts.
Examines English-language writers and writing throughout the twentieth century, in all major genres and from around the world.
Worldwide coverage, including America, Britain and Ireland, New Zealand, Trinidad and Zimbabwe. There are also entries on magazines, movements, and critical terms.
Brief articles on authors, works, literary movements, etc.
Brief articles on authors, works, literary movements, etc.
Brief articles on authors, works, literary movements, etc.
Over 2,000 entries that cover up-to-date assessments on all aspects of Chaucer.
Examines fiction-writing in the first decade and a half of the twentieth century, from 1900 to the outbreak of the First World War.
Brief articles on authors, works, literary movements, etc.
Guide to Shakespeare's plays and poems, and their interpretation around the world over the last four centuries.
Contains biographical entries on poets, novelists, and playwrights.  In additon there are entries on personal, cultural, and historical issues, such as AIDS, racism, and sexual harassment.
Biographical information about around 60,000 men and women important to British history.
Includes the spelling, history, and usage of foreign words and phrases used by English speakers. There are words from more than forty languages.
A guide to modern American English usage.
Contains grammatical terms and their meanings for currently accepted terms of grammar, as well as older, traditional names, controversial new coinages, and items from the study of other languages.
Idioms are explained and put into context.
Contains words, phrases, and definitions focusing on English as it is used today.
Contains the most widely used proverbs in English.  It also features expanded coverage of foreign language proverbs currently in use in English.
Contains rhymes for words, including proper names, place names, and foreign terms used in English.
Covers literary practices in the United States from colonial times to the present. Its essays cover authors, texts, and literary movements.
Covers the history of literature in the United Kingdom and Ireland in the major literary languages. It includes entries on  individual authors, themes, movements, genres, and institutions.
Gives the meaning, pronunciation and history of over 500,000 words.  It traces a word's first recorded usage through quotations from many sources from different time periods.
Covers translations out of many languages, from Greek to Korean, Swahili to Russian. For some works, which have been much translated, the discussion is historical and critical. Includes entries on individual texts, writers, genres, and national literature.
Fully searchable, comprehensive bilingual dictionaries.
Covers nearly 300,000 alternative and opposite words.
Comprehensive coverage of contemporary Welsh for learners of modern Welsh.
A learner's dictionary of over 90,000 words and phrases with over 120,000 translations.
Over 4,000 entries give recommendations on issues of grammar, pronunciation, spelling, confusable words, and written style.
Contains a searchable database of all editions of "Leaves of Grass" published during Whitman's lifetime, a biography,  an annotated bibliography of Whitman scholarship from 1975, and much more.
The most comprehensive American dictionary available with more than 470,000 entries.
Selective and evaluative survey of the year's scholarship in English, American and other literatures in English.

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Environmental Science

Covers all of science. Includes a scientific dictionary, images, and biographies of famous scientists. Also includes links to related websites.
Article-length reviews of topics in the academic literature on law and the social sciences.
Academic articles on natural and human-made phenomena that change life on earth.
Scholarly treatment of issues relating to "diversity in the natural world." Long entries written by scholars, usually with extensive bibliographies.
Contains contributions from international experts on a diverse array of topics related to ecology, including behavioral ecology, ecological processes, ecological modeling, ecosystems, human ecology, and systems ecology.
Academic articles on all aspects of energy topics.
Short articles on environmentally relevant terms, concepts, issues, movements, prominent people, geographic regions, etc. Brief bibliographies.
Covers topics related to energy, including in earth science, chemistry and life sciences, social studies, political science and more.
All aspects of geology, including climatology, mineralogy, and oceanography, are covered. In addition,  eclectic entries on dinosaur hunters, and fossils and folklore, as well as biographies of the key figures involved.
Provides a comprehensive, integrated summary of the present state of geochemistry. It deals with all the major subjects in the field, ranging from the chemistry of the solar system to environmental geochemistry.
Encyclopedia covering concepts and current issues related to water. Also highlights major historical developments and key figures.

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French

Cairn includes French language periodicals in the social sciences and humanities as well as a large multidisciplinary collection of French reference works.
 Provides biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors
A historical (1552) French-Latin dictionary. Part of the ARTFL French language resource.
Coverage for the 1st (1694), 4th (1762), 5th (1798), 6th (1835), and 8th (1932-5) editions.
French dictionaries of the 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.
Includes nearly 300 entries and subentries on critics and theorists, critical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods.
Online version of the authoritative French dictionary
Comprehensive coverage of core business vocabulary including accountancy, banking, economics, etc.
A guide not only to the ten centuries of the literature of France but also to the literature of French-speaking countries around the world.
Fully searchable, comprehensive bilingual dictionaries.

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Gender & Women's Studies

Summaries and primary documents on world cultures, searchable by country or cultural characteristics and practices.
Includes nearly 300 entries and subentries on critics and theorists, critical schools and movements, and the critical and theoretical innovations of specific countries and historical periods.

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General/Multi-disciplinary

Covers all of science. Includes a scientific dictionary, images, and biographies of famous scientists. Also includes links to related websites.
Biographical info about 17,400 American men and women. Updated semi-annually.
Access current job postings relating to theatre and the arts.
Bibliographic resource containing 5 million books, audio books, and video titles currently in print. Also contains short biographies of authors.
Online access to the Cambridge Histories series. Over 200 titles in a variety of disciplines.
Cultural, geographic and political information on cities in 193 countries.
Provides information on the history of science through articles on the professional lives of scientists. All periods of science from classical antiquity to modern times are represented.
Search and access the full text of selected reference books, such as dictionaries and encyclopedias, covering a wide range of subjects.
Brief definitions of first names.
Search and access the full text of selected reference books, such as dictionaries and encyclopedias, covering a wide range of subjects.
Online version of the authoritative French dictionary
This unique tool includes practice tests for many graduate admissions tests including the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, and MCAT.  Also includes a number of helpful courses and skill building exercises in a wide variety of areas including math skills, vocabulary skills, and personal finance.  Note that you must create a personal account on the site to use this tool.
Biographical information about around 60,000 men and women important to British history.
Contains facts, figures, definitions, and translations in most fields, from art and architecture to science.
A collection of resources published by Oxford University Press in most areas of science
Public opinion survey results from U.S. and international news sources and polling organizations.
This unique resource allows you to search the contents of hundreds of print books held here at Reed.
Archive of public opinion survey data. See quick snapshots of public opinion or download data sets.

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History

Biographical info about 17,400 American men and women. Updated semi-annually.
212 chronologically arranged essays on the different peoples of early European civilization, including maps and photos.
Interdisciplinary digital library of images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences
Includes the Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion as well as content from other electronic books and journals related to dress and fashion.  Also includes images from V&A Museum's internationally renowned fashion collection and other sources.
The Bibliography of British and Irish History provides bibliographic data on historical writing dealing with the British Isles, and with the British Empire and Commonwealth, during all periods for which written documentation is available - from 55BC to the present.
Online access to the Cambridge Histories series. Over 200 titles in a variety of disciplines.
A survey of critical commentary on the work of specific authors and key texts. Also contains biographical information and bibliographies of primary and secondary works.
Summaries and primary documents on prehistoric cultures, searchable by region, country, and cultural characteristics.
The Encyclopædia Iranica is dedicated to the study of Iranian civilization in the Middle East, the Caucasus, Central Asia and the Indian Subcontinent.  Covers all aspects of Iranian history and culture as well as all Iranian languages and literatures.  The Encyclopædia is an international, collaborative project, based at Columbia University.
Published annually, this handbook is a selective bibliography of the most important articles in the field of Latin American Studies.
The standard source for statistical information about American history.
Includes a wide range of literary works of the American South published before 1924.  Part of the Documenting the American South, a digital publishing initiative.
Includes regularly updated bibliographies by leading experts.
Includes regularly updated bibliographies by leading experts.
Includes regularly updated bibliographies by leading experts.
Includes regularly updated bibliographies by leading experts.
Articles on major developments and concepts in archaeology and human culture.
Biographical information about around 60,000 men and women important to British history.
Academic articles on the history of economics.
Articles on Latino history and culture in the U.S.
Cross-search Oxford reference publications in the social sciences.

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Humanities

212 chronologically arranged essays on the different peoples of early European civilization, including maps and photos.
Interdisciplinary digital library of images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences
A searchable full text collection of Blackwell's companion reference books for classics.
Provides a comprehensive and interdisciplinary survey of the art of persuasion.
Includes regularly updated bibliographies by leading experts.
Includes regularly updated bibliographies by leading experts.
A collection of cross-searchable reference titles, such as The Oxford Classical Dictionary, Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization, and Who's Who in the Classical World. Some entries contain bibliographies.
A digital library of the classical world. Includes classical texts in translation that can be searched online, as well as links to museum images of architecture, sculpture, and vases.

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Math & Computer Science

Covers all of science. Includes a scientific dictionary, images, and biographies of famous scientists. Also includes links to related websites.
Provides information on the history of science through articles on the professional lives of scientists. All periods of science from classical antiquity to modern times are represented.
Survey articles on topics relating to mathematical and theoretical physics.
Interdisciplinary encyclopedia with lengthy, fairly technical, signed articles.

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Music

Online access to the Cambridge Histories series. Over 200 titles in a variety of disciplines.
Includes regularly updated bibliographies by leading experts.
Electronic access to 4 major music reference works: the Oxford Dictionary of Music, Grove Music Online, the Encyclopedia of Popular Music, and the Oxford Companion to Music.

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Philosophy

Online access to the Cambridge Histories series. Over 200 titles in a variety of disciplines.
Provides a comprehensive and interdisciplinary survey of the art of persuasion.
Includes regularly updated bibliographies by leading experts.

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Physics & Astronomy

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Political Science & Law

Up-to-date overviews of every country in the world. Summaries of social, economic, religious and political factors, as well as basic statistics such as GDP and life expectancy.
Interactive data and mapping from the U.S. Census Bureau. Includes population, housing, and other social and economic data from the decennial census of population and housing, the economic census, and from annual surveys and estimates programs.
Article-length reviews of topics in the academic literature on law and the social sciences.
Article-length reviews of topics in the academic literature in political science.
Books, articles, working papers, and case studies on international affairs from Columbia University Press.
Annually updated reference on countries of the world, including current government officials.
Reference articles and documents on U.S. government, politics, and historical events since World War II.
Summaries and primary documents on world cultures, searchable by country or cultural characteristics and practices.
Articles providing an overview of academic approaches to criminal justice topics.
Articles on theories and methodologies of studying social sciences using data.
Academic articles on political and social violence and alternatives to violence.
Succinct overviews of social, economic, religious, and political issues of countries.
Definitive encyclopedia on topics and methodologies in the study of social sciences.
News and opinion on government and political activities in Washington.
Includes regularly updated bibliographies by leading experts.
Includes regularly updated bibliographies by leading experts.
Definitions and articles on concepts found in American law.
Articles on key cases and concepts in constitutional law.
Concise definitions of legal concepts, primarily focusing on English law.
Articles about concepts, people, and events in U.S. government.
Articles on major U.S. Supreme Court decisions.
Cross-search Oxford reference publications in U.S., British, and international law.
Cross-search Oxford reference publications in the social sciences.
Public opinion survey results from U.S. and international news sources and polling organizations.
Archive of public opinion survey data. See quick snapshots of public opinion or download data sets.

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Psychology & Education

Definitive encyclopedia on topics and methodologies in the study of social sciences.
Cross-search Oxford reference publications in the social sciences.

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Religion

A collection of documents (primarily in Latin, some in Greek) on the lives of Christian saints. The database contains the text of the sixty-eight printed volumes of Acta Sanctorum published from 1643 to 1940 by the Société des Bollandistes. Can be cross searched with the Patrologia Latina database.
Online access to the Cambridge Histories series. Over 200 titles in a variety of disciplines.
The Encyclopædia Iranica is dedicated to the study of Iranian civilization in the Middle East, the Caucasus, Central Asia and the Indian Subcontinent.  Covers all aspects of Iranian history and culture as well as all Iranian languages and literatures.  The Encyclopædia is an international, collaborative project, based at Columbia University.
Exhaustive overview of Jewish life and knowledge.
A classic text in the study of religion and features broad essays with substantial detail and bibliographies.
Includes regularly updated bibliographies by leading experts.
Includes regularly updated bibliographies by leading experts.
Includes regularly updated bibliographies by leading experts.
Includes regularly updated bibliographies by leading experts.

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Sociology

Interactive data and mapping from the U.S. Census Bureau. Includes population, housing, and other social and economic data from the decennial census of population and housing, the economic census, and from annual surveys and estimates programs.
Article-length reviews of topics in the academic literature on law and the social sciences.
Article-length reviews of topics in the academic literature in sociology.
Interdisciplinary digital library of images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences
Summaries and primary documents on world cultures, searchable by country or cultural characteristics and practices.
Articles providing an overview of academic approaches to criminal justice topics.
Academic articles on population studies.
Academic articles on important concepts and topics in the study of sociology.
Articles on theories and methodologies of studying social sciences using data.
Academic articles on political and social violence and alternatives to violence.
Finding aid for statistical web sites and data series produced by more than 100 agencies of the federal government.
Data sources and downloadable tables for statistics about the U.S. from colonial times to present.
Definitive encyclopedia on topics and methodologies in the study of social sciences.
Academic articles on the history of economics.
Articles on Latino history and culture in the U.S.
Cross-search Oxford reference publications in the social sciences.
Public opinion survey results from U.S. and international news sources and polling organizations.
Archive of public opinion survey data. See quick snapshots of public opinion or download data sets.

Theatre

Access current job postings relating to theatre and the arts.
Includes the Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion as well as content from other electronic books and journals related to dress and fashion.  Also includes images from V&A Museum's internationally renowned fashion collection and other sources.
Online access to the Cambridge Histories series. Over 200 titles in a variety of disciplines.
Indexes plays published alone or in anthologies according to topic, genre, cast, etc.      

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