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Key Resources in Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Oxford Reference Online: Premium
Search hundreds of e-books at once for introductory information on research topics. [More about Oxford Reference Online: Premium] 

Additional Resources in Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

American Heritage Dictionary
An online standard dictionary. [More about American Heritage Dictionary] 

Biography Reference Bank
More than 46,000 full-text biographies of people from Antiquity to present. [More about Biography Reference Bank]  Service Alert
Biography Reference Bank will be canceled June 30, 2017. Please use free online resources instead.

Britannica Online Academic Edition
A general encyclopedia. [More about Britannica Online Academic Edition] 
Utah State University's subscription to Britannica Online will end on 9/3/2017 - please use Oxford Reference Online.

Britannica Spanish Reference Center
This site offers resources in Spanish for all ages in two unique interfaces, each with its own comprehensive encyclopedia: Enciclopedia Universal en Espanol for high school ages and up and Enciclopedia Juvenil for ages 6-12. [More about Britannica Spanish Reference Center] Utah State University's subscription to Britannica Online will end on 9/3/2017 - please use Oxford Reference Online.

Credo Reference
Credo General Reference is a reference collection offering more than 600 titles from over 80 publishers in all key disciplines. [More about Credo Reference] 
Utah State University will cancel its subscription to Credo Reference 06/30/2017. Please use Oxford Reference Online for your research needs.

Dictionary of National Biography
Illustrated biographies of men and women who shaped Britain's past from the 4th century to 21st century. [More about Dictionary of National Biography] Dictionary of National Biography is migrating to a new platform beginning November 27, 2017. All content and URLs should remain unchanged.

Foreign Language Dictionary Collection (Oxford)
Collection of bilingual dictionaries. [More about Foreign Language Dictionary Collection (Oxford)] 

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
A general encyclopedia. [More about Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia] 

Gale Reference Collection
Search hundreds of e-books at once for introductory information on research topics. [More about Gale Reference Collection] 

Merriam-Webster Medical Dictionary
Definitions for 60,000 medical words and phrases. [More about Merriam-Webster Medical Dictionary] 

Merriam-Webster Online
Merriam-Webster dictionary and thesaurus. [More about Merriam-Webster Online] 

Oxford English Dictionary (OED)
Authoritative dictionary describing the evolution of the English language. [More about Oxford English Dictionary (OED)] 

SAGE Knowledge
Get introductory information on discipline-specific research topics from these e-books on the environment, business, social science, and other subjects. [More about SAGE Knowledge ]