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Distance Student Research & Services: Encyclopedias & Dictionaries


The University Library has many databases devoted to electronic:

  • dictionaries
  • encyclopedias
  • companions
  • handbooks

 With these databases you can search many texts at the same time!

What are they good for?

This kind of content is good for:

  • reliable overviews
  • quick biographies
  • generating search terms
  • mining the bibliographies for useful sources

Looking for a certain title?

If you are looking for a specific text, like the Cambridge Dictionary of Christian Theology, you can search to see if the book is available electronically in One Search.

Reference (Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, & more)