Dictionary and Encyclopedia Information
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Dictionaries and encyclopedias
- Credo Reference S Access to over 850 reference titles, including dictionaries, encyclopedias, DK Eyewitness titles and the Who's Who of... series
- Encyclopedia.com Reference information, thesaurus, dictionaries and language tools
- Issues Online S Debates on topical issues
- Merriam-Webster Dictionary and thesaurus of American English
- Oxford English Dictionary S The major reference dictionary, with comprehensive listing of each word origin
- Thesaurus.com Find synonyms and antonyms quickly with this free resource
- World Book Discover S Content and tools for anyone who has difficulty reading English, whether due to language or learning difficulties. Multimedia content, activities, and a text-to-speech facility
- World Book Online S Reference articles, multimedia, e-books and primary source material. Access to World Book Advanced, Student and Kids, as well as Science Power
- Access to Research S Only available at the library Over 1.5 million academic articles from over 8,400 journals
- British Library Reference Collections
- Enquire The People's Network national live enquiry service where you can ask a librarian your question at any time of the day or night in real-time
- iTools Research tools for language, finance, maps and the Internet