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REFERENCE & BACKGROUND SOURCES: Encyclopedias
Resources to help you find quick reference sources from UR databases and websites. Almanacs, encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, biographical information, and other general reference links are included.
Core collection of titles from the Oxford series of reference books
Includes over 120 reference books covering art, the sciences, literature, history, law, the performing arts, religion, computing, economics and business, general reference, and much more.; Full-text; Varies by title, 2002 - present
Provides full search capabilities of the most recent McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology.
Includes all definitions from the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, news articles from Science News, research updates from the Yearbook of Science and Technology, and biographies from Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography. Full-text; Most recent edition
In-depth reports and background information on major current topics and policy issues.
Covering such topics as: social programs, health, social trends, criminal justice, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Complete summaries, pros and cons, bibliographies and background information are included in each report.; Full-text reports; charts; 1923 - present