|American National Biography Online|
First published in 24 volumes in 1999, this electronic version offers biographical portraits of more than 18,700 people. Updates appear quarterly and the database contains more than 80,000 hyperlinked cross-references.
|ARBA Online (American Reference Book Annual)|
Reviews of reference works. Updated monthly. To recommend materials for the PHC Library, copy the bibliographic information into an e-mail or word document and send it to the PHC Library.
Full access to Encyclopaedia Britannica entries plus extras--web links, video clips, an interactive atlas, etc. Search by keyword or browse by subject.
|Choice Reviews Online|
Reviews of academic materials currently being published. Online version of Choice Reviews magazine.
|EBSCO eBooks (formerly netLibrary)|
EBSCO eBooks includes many reference books across a variety subjects including arts, biology, education, history, language, law, literature, math, medicine, philosophy, physics, political science, psychology, religion, science, sports, and technology.
|Oxford English Dictionary|
All 20+ volumes of the print OED available full-text and searchable online. With over 290,000 entries, this is considered the definitive work of the English language.
Includes the full-text of all Almanac titles.
|AF: Acronym Finder|
153,000+ human-edited acronym definitions, plus millions of unverified acronym entries in the related site--Acronym Attic.
|American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language|
Find definitions for 90,000 words and hear 70,000 words pronounced. Part of bartleby.com's Great Books Online.
|Bartleby.com - Reference Works|
This Online collection of reference books includes Columbia Encyclopedia, a North American Gazetteer, World Factbook, dictionary, thesaurus, and quotation books. Also books on writing, religion, history, and parliamentary procedure.
The 2001 of this encyclopedia has more than 51,000 entries. Part of bartleby.com's Great Books Online.
|Country Studies - American Memory|
Based on a series of books published 1988-98. Has information about select countries. Maintained by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress.
Dictionary of legal terms.
12-volume set published 1901-1906
|MedTerm Medical Dictionary|
16,000+ medical term defined
|Merriam-Webster Online - Dictionary|
Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary.
|Performing Arts Encyclopedia|
Explore music, theater, and dance at the Library of Congress. Includes photos, stories, and sheet music that can be searched.
A bartleby.com reference.
|Robert's Rules of Order|
The 1915 revision of this work that is commonly used for conducting business meetings. Part of bartleby.com's Great Books Online.
A bartleby.com reference.
|UNESCO Institute for Statistics|
International statistics on education, literacy, science & technology, and culture & communication.
The CIA's profile of each country with general information about geography, population, government, weather, and travel advisories. Includes maps.
Full Text Available - These electronic resources offer the full text of some (if not all) items.
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