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Online Collections

The collections below contain hundreds of reference volumes covering a variety of subjects.  For information from particular types of reference resources, click a tab above. 

  • AccessScience  
    McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology; McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms; and biographies, videos, animations, and images.
  • CQ Researcher Plus Archive
    Hundreds of reports on controversial issues from 1923 to the present
  • Credo Reference
    Covering all subjects, especially the Social Sciences, Science & Technology, Business, Medicine, & Philosophy.
  • Electronic Book Center
    Huge collection of online reference and scholarly resources covering all subject areas.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    Covering all subjects, especially the Social Sciences; Sciences; Health Sciences; Media & Culture; Higher Education, and Literature.
  • Oxford Art Online
    Articles & images from Grove Encyclopedia of Art (Grove Art Online), Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms
  • Oxford Reference Online: Premium Collection
    Covering all subjects, especially the Arts, Language & Literature; Science, Technology, Math, & Medicine; Social Sciences; Business, Economics, & the Law; the Classics, Mythology, & Folklore; Religion & Philosophy.
  • Science Online (Facts on File)
    Articles & definitions; experiments & activities; chronology of science history; national and state science standards; and more.
  • World Book Advanced
    World Book Encyclopedia, Spanish Language Encyclopedia, Gran Enciclopedia Hispanica, primary source materials, and other research tools.

Dictionaries & Thesauruses

Click HERE for Dictionaries, Thesauruses, and Encyclopedias in the Reference Collections. 

Online Health Resources

  • HealthFinder
    Information and tools to help you and those you care about stay healthy.
  • MedlinePlus
    National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends.
  • Merck Manuals
    Diagnosis & Therapy; Patient Symptoms; Home Health Handbook; Merial Manual for Pet Health; Veterinary Manual
  • NetWellness: Consumer Health Information
    Health information and education services created and evaluated by faculty at Case Western Reserve University, the Ohio State University, and University of Cincinnati.

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