|Databases by Subject - Reference
An online reference service covering every major subject from the world's best publishers of reference. Whether you're working on a research paper, trying to win trivia or just curious, Credo Reference has something for you.
One of the world's most trusted sources of information since 1768 on every topic imaginable - from the origins of the universe to current events and everything in between.
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
The Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia database indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
A collection of over 350 reference eBooks combining the convenience of an online search engine with the publisher’s accuracy and authority. You can search the library’s entire e-book collection through the library catalog.
Oxford English Dictionary
The accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. An unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past, tracing the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books.
Oxford Reference Online
Over 275 fully-indexed, cross-searchable dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press, including detailed information across a broad subject range from titles in the world-renowned Oxford Companions Series. You can search the library’s entire e-book collection through the library catalog.
An index to reference books from over 260 publishers. The focus is on subject encyclopedias, although bibliographies, dictionaries, and other types of reference material are included. The subject matter is very broad, ranging from Africa to zoology.
Resources for College Libraries
The premier list of core print and electronic resources for academic libraries, featuring almost 85,000 titles in 117 subjects. RCL covers the entire two-year and four-year college curriculum and provides a list of core titles that are essential for undergraduate study. Developed by an editorial team of more than 400 subject editors, bibliographers, and referees the RCL database content is continuously updated and now features improved functionality and a new improved user-friendly interface.
SAGE e-Reference Handbook Collection
A full-text collection of 80 of Sage's highest rated handbooks covering a range of subjects across the social sciences. Also includes the Encyclopedia of Geography and the Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine.
Statista is the first statistics portal in the world to integrate over 60,000 diverse topics of data and facts from over 10,000 sources onto a single professional platform. Categorized into over 20 market sectors, Statista provides business customers, researchers, and the academic community with direct access to relevant quantitative facts on agriculture, finance, politics, and many more areas of interest.
A fundamental reference source including biographies, encyclopedia entries, facts, statistics from Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia and World Almanac and Book of Facts, World Almanac of the U.S.A., World Almanac of U.S. Politics and World Almanac for Kids.