eReference Collections Digital Collections:
Britannica Academic : Online version of the Encyclopedia Britannica.
CQ Researcher: Analytical reports from 1923 (U.S. Topics with some contemporary global coverage) to the present. Reports are written by journalists and focus on current domestic and international issues of public concern including: economics, politics, technology, health and the environment.
Dictionary of Literary Biography: This 410 volume set includes 14,600+ biographies of a wide variety of writers.
Ebsco Discovery Service: Search the majority of the library’s digital collections with one box, one click.
Gale in Context: Biography : Over half-a-million biographies compiled from digitized reference sets.
Gale Literature Criticism: This 324 volume set includes literary criticism and biographical entries for 3,000+ contemporary authors
Gale Reference eBooks: A collection of hundreds of digitized reference titles including long-standing reference classics such as: The Encyclopedia of Religion, The Encyclopedia of Bioethics, The Encyclopedia of Philosophy, The Encyclopedia of Modern Asia, and Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia.
Ministry Matters: A collection of digitized Christian religious texts in support of religious researchers and practitioners. The collection includes: Bible commentaries, dictionaries, translations and The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible.
Oxford Art Online: Online version of The Grove Dictionary of Art and The Oxford Companion to Western Art, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms and The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics.
Oxford Biblical Studies Online: A collection of digitized religious reference works including: six translations, 2 concordances, and several Oxford Commentaries.
Oxford English Dictionary: Full online version of the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language.
Oxford Handbooks Online: Hundreds of digitized scholarly books. Each volume focuses on a particular topic, and contains articles written by academic experts. Articles overview historical and contemporary research in the field as well as identifying areas for future research.
Oxford Islamic Studies Online: Islamic studies Contains key English language articles from Islam-focused reference sets, including: Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World, The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World, The Islamic World: Past and Present, and The Oxford Dictionary of Islam. Also includes translations of the Qur’an as well as Hanna Kassis’ Concordance of the Qur’an. A timeline of Islamic events and a date converter for Christian and Islamic calendars are incorporated.
Oxford Music Online: Online version of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The Oxford Dictionary of Music and The Oxford Companion to Music. Also includes archived content from The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz.
Oxford Research Encyclopedias: In-depth summaries written by scholars on historical and contemporary subjects. These summary articles provide an overview, history and insights into where the field is moving. Updated monthly.
Oxford Very Short Introductions: Hundreds of slim volumes, each on a different subject, concisely written by scholars. Provides an introduction to the history and the current state of research on the topic. Updated monthly.
Salem Press: The Reference Shelf: Access the SPS eBook collection of Salem Reference titles in the fields of literature, history, science and health.