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General Reference Tools
Last Updated: Apr 21, 2015
Foreign language dictionaries can be found in the Daley Library's Reference Collection and in the general stacks under the following call numbers:
Please ask at the Reference Desk in the IDEA Commons if you need help locating these.
- Credo Reference
Growing collection of electronic reference books -- dictionaries, encyclopedias, bilinguals, almanacs, handbooks, atlases, and directories.
- Gale Virtual Reference Library
Search hundreds of encyclopedias and other resources; especially useful for biography and historical background. This database may not be compatible with Mozilla Firefox.
- Oxford Reference Online
Specialty encyclopedias, handbooks, thesauruses and dictionaries; emphasis on American Literature and Western Civilization.
- SAGE Reference E-Books
Growing collection of topic and subject encyclopedias online.