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Dictionaries & Thesauri
Oxford English Dictionary This link opens in a new window
A complete version of the second edition of the Oxford English Dictionary (1989) with onlines updates added four times a year since 2000.
Britannica Academic This link opens in a new window
Online version of Encyclopædia Britannica along Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals and other reference sources.
Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) This link opens in a new window
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias, dictionaries, primary source collections and specialized reference sources.
Grove Art Online This link opens in a new window
Grove Art Online is an encyclopedia covering both Western and non-Western art and all aspects of visual culture. Articles include bibliographies and searchable images. As part of Oxford Art Online, keywords also are simultaneously searched in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and The Oxford Companion to Western Art.
Grove Music Online This link opens in a new window
Typically known as "The Grove" after its most recent print version of 2001, its encyclopedic online content on people, works, terminology and sources, has been expanded to include both legacy and more recent publications of Grove Opera (1992), the Grove Jazz 2nd ed (2002), the AmeriGrove, and Grove Instruments. Notated music examples are embedded. Articles are selectively updated or added three times annually.
Oxford Reference This link opens in a new window
Published by Oxford University Press, it is a fully-indexed, cross-searchable database containing dictionaries, language reference and subject reference works.