Reference Books

Select a title to explore our reference book offerings. Databases for biography and geography are featured at the bottom of the page.

Logins and passwords for databases are available on your MyCampus course page.

 

Electronic Reference Sources

American National Biography (ANB)
Offers in-depth portraits of more than 17,400 men and women who have shaped American history. Articles are based on chronology; all subjects are deceased.

Credo Reference
Explore collection of 450 electronic reference books.

CQ Researcher
Offers original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news.

Encyclopedia Britannica
The encyclopedia offers more than 73,000 articles and is considered one of the most complete and accurate information sources in the world.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia: EBSCOhost
Full text offered through EBSCOhost.

Oxford English Dictionary (OED)
The dictionary is considered to be the final authority on the English language, as well as a history of English speech and thought. The project offers scholarly information on the meaning, history and pronunciation of words both past and present.



Databases for Biography and Geography

 

Academic Search Complete: EBSCOhost
Database offers the world's most comprehensive, scholarly, multi-disciplinary sources, with 7,100 journals provided in full-text format.

American National Biography (ANB)
Offers in-depth portraits of more than 17,400 men and women who have shaped American history. Articles are based on chronology; all subjects are deceased.

Credo Reference
Explore collection of 450 electronic reference books.

Encyclopedia Britannica
The encyclopedia offers more than 73,000 articles and is considered one of the most complete and accurate information sources in the world.

People (Biography) Portal: Lexis-Nexis Academic
Select directory of interest from the "Sources" field for global, biographical research.

National Geographic Xpeditions Atlas
Maps available for download, printing, and copying.