Reference Books Online
We are continually adding electronic reference books to our collection. Not only are these e-reference titles more current, they are also available 24/7 to our academic community.
AccessScience 2.0 is the online version of the 10th edition of McGraw-Hill's Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, with continuous updating of time-sensitive material.
Biographies of more than 500,000 individuals gleaned from periodicals and reference sources and multimedia content. (This product replaces the biographical databases from H.W. Wilson that were included in the Vermont Online Library in past years.)
Search quality reference sources from reputable publishers. Audio, video, art images and links to the library's related resources are featured on this powerful platform.
This resource draws upon reference works and primary sources to explore the cultural aspects of daily life through the ages. Browse by subject or region or use the advanced search options.
The JSC Library has subscribed to the online version of this authoritative source for years.
Problems and issues associated with a timely topic are covered broadly. Browse categories or search by keyword.
The new online edition, published by the National Association of Social Workers in association with Oxford University Press, features monthly updates and continuous revision of the content. Browse by subfields, (i.e. Couples and Families; Gender and Sexuality; Religion and Spirituality) or use advanced search. Entries reference the 20th edition of the encyclopedia of 2008 and provide the date of the most recently revised article.
This set of encyclopedias and reference sources is included with our membership in the Vermont Online Library.
This is a unique collection of more than 15 reference books, periodical titles in full text, and indexing for national newspapers.
With a focus on biographies, the LRC is, essentially, the online counterpart of many of the well-known Gale Cengage resources such as the Contemporary Authors series and the Dictionary of Literary Biography. Also included are selected portions of Contemporary Literary Criticism and other titles in the Gale literature criticism series.Find biographies of writers plus critical analysis of their work in a single search.
The online version of this acclaimed four volume work features keyword searching of more than 1200 entries and biographies of notable women.
Hailed as the world's greatest dictionary, the online second edition offers a host of sophisticated search features for accessing the riches of word origins and usage. Tutorials, exercises, and guides are available for tapping into this valuable resource.
Search outline and political maps for nations of the world, the United States, and the Canadian provinces.