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Best Bets for Online Reference

Reference books provide background information on a topic, such as definitions of terms, key figures and events, and well written overviews. They can be a useful starting point for any research project, because they fill in missing knowledge about the topic or provide you with the language of the discipline.



AccessScience is a multi-media scholarly reference in the area of science and technology.



Gale Reference

Gale Virtual Reference LibraryEnter a search term in the box below to search selected dictionaries and encyclopedias from Gale:


  • Urbanization
  • Gender
  • Racism


Oxford Reference Online

Oxford Reference OnlineEnter a search term in the box below to search selected dictionaries, companions and encyclopedias from Oxford University Press covering a broad range of subjects:


  • Sociology
  • McDonaldization
  • Social Policy
  • Gender

Sage Knowledge

Search Sage Knowledge for indepth, authoritative background information on social sciences topics.


Blackwell Reference Online

Blackwell Reference Online provides authoritative, scholarly reference sources (dictionaries, handbooks and companions) in the social sciences and humanities.



Anatomy TV

Primal Pictures is a comprehensive selection of dynamic, interactive modules featuring more than 6,500 highly accurate, three-dimensional anatomy models. Modules focus on individual organs, regions of the body, or anatomical systems.

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