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  • Biography in Context 
    • Offers authoritative reference content alongside magazine and journal articles, primary sources, videos, audio podcasts, and images. Covering a vast array of people from historically significant figures to present-day newsmakers, it’s continuously updated to ensure that students have access to the very latest information.
       
  • Britannica (Encyclopedia) 
    • Includes Encyclopaedia Britannica Online and Merriam-Webster Dictionary and Thesaurus.
       
  • CQ Researcher 
    • Political and social policy issues
       
  • Credo Reference 
    • 700+ reference books, images, sound files, maps -- with a network of cross-references and other tools that allow you to compare data and build data tables
       
  • Encyclopedia of American Government 
    • Organized around five content categories:
      •   Presidency: includes documents on the organization and powers of the executive branch, presidential policies, and current and past presidents.
      •   Supreme Court: includes documents on the Court's organization and powers, landmark cases, constitutional law, current and past justices.
      •   Congress: includes documents on Congress's organization and powers, the legislative process, policy, current and past members.
      •   Elections: includes documents on the U.S. electoral process, political parties and campaigns, voting rights and trends.
      •   Constitution: includes documents on the U.S. Constitution and the rights and issues it has shaped for over two centuries.
         
  • Facts on File 
    • Covers a wide variety of subjects including history, education, science, literature, health, and careers
       
  • Gale Virtual Reference 
    • A collection of encyclopedias, etc., covering law, science, social sciences and humanities.
       
  • Global Road Warrior 
    • Information, by country, on business, travel, societies, culture, and more
       
  • IvyFYI 
    • Links to online reference resources
       
  • LitFinder 
    • Full-text poems, short stories, essays, plays, speeches
       
  • Military and Intelligence Collection 
    • Covers all aspects of past and current state of military affairs
       
  • NetAnatomy 
    • Detailed collection of images on radiographic, cross-sectional and gross anatomy.
       
  • Oxford Art Online/Grove Art Online Includes Grove Art Online,
    • The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and The Oxford Companion to Western Art.  A virtual art reference library with over 23,000 subject entries.
       
  • Oxford English Dictionary (OED)
     
  • Oxford Music Online/Grove Music Online 
    • Includes The Grove Music Online, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, and The Oxford Companion to Music.
       
  • Oxford Reference Online