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Arts

Online architecture encyclopedia.

A Fine Art Search Engine.

An art dictionary covering art production, criticism, history, aesthetics, and education.

From the Museum of Broadcast Communications.

A comprehensive online for all aspects of the visual arts worldwide. More information

An extensive resource to information about music. More information

A listing of textile terms by fibre type.

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Business

Compiled by Money Magazine.

Compiled by a Duke University Professor.

Over 6,000 definitions and 20,000 links between related terms.

Designed specifically for economics students.

A resource for anyone starting out in the business world.

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Engineering

The McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology online. More information

About cars and how they work.

A site which houses numerous electronice definitions and resources.

A comprehensive gathering of Metals terms.

11 volumes addressing all aspects of materials science.

Glossary of general engineering terms with a focus on the mechanical.

A list of common terms.

Authored by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Definitions of Terms used in discussing nanotechnology.

Online encyclopedia and search engine for computer technology.

10,000 definitions of computer technology terms

Searchable by article content, subject heading or author. More information

comprehensive electrical and electronics engineering reference work More information

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General

A quick resource for basic statistical and historical information about the United States.

The Library of Congress online reference service.

Definitions of 28,000 notable men and women.

Biographies of hundreds of notable figures from all areas of study and popular culture. More information

site with links to dictionaries, glossaries, and thesauri in dozens of subject areas.

Multimedia encyclopedia. More information

Overviews of international and U.S. nonprofit membership organizations. More information

A series of unusual glossary and dictionary links from the University of Tampere.

A searchable glossary directory of glossaries and topical dictionaries. Dozens of subject areas to choose from.

Also featuring a "Word of the Day" and wordgames.

Online version of the print classic. More information

Approximately 100 dictionaries, language reference works, and subject reference works. More information

More than 2,500 Western signs are arranged into 54 groups.

Comprehensive multidiscplinary biographies from the Who's Who series. More information

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Humanities

The 1919 edition of the Catholic Encyclopedia.

2001 edition available through LION (Literature Online).

1980 edition available through LION (Literature Online).

1995 edition through LION (Literature Online).

1990 print edition through LION (Literature Online.).

An introduction to slang words used in the United Kingdom.

A collection of English dictionaries and word lists from the 16th century onward.

1998 edition through LION (Literature Online)

1998 edition available through LION (Literature Online.).

Compiled by the SIL Institute (formerly the Summer Institute of Linguistics).

A database of hundreds of language dictionaries by yourdictionary.com.

Provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline. More information

1993 edition available through LION (Literature Online.).

Online version of the print reference work More information

1994 edition through LION (Literature Online).

over 400 definitions and essays on occult, paranormal, supernatural, and pseudoscientific ideas and practices, and how to think critically about them

A dynamic reference work of philosophical ideas and terms.

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Information Science & Technology

Descriptive terminology put together by Conservation Online.

A listing of commonly used terminology.

computer and internet technology terms.

Definitions for thousands of the most current Internet Technology-related words

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Sciences

The McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology online. More information

An alphabetical listing of commonly used terms

a comprehensive reference on astronomy and astrophysics.

Issues covered include air quality, acid rain, global warming and ozone depletion

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Authored by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

2,500 specially commissioned, peer-reviewed and continually updated articles. More information

Articles and tutorials in an encyclopedic format; indexed alphabetically.

Scirus is a comprehensive science-specific internet search engine covering over 167 million science-specific web pages. This free tool is maintained by Elsevier, Inc.

A dictionary provided by the Environmental Protection Agency.

Searchable by article content, subject heading or author. More information

Compiled by the United States Geological Survey.

computer and internet technology terms.

Definitions for thousands of the most current Internet Technology-related words

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Social Sciences

A quick resource for basic statistical and historical information about the United States.

A listing of terms from Ancient Greek, Rome, and Biblical Times.

An anthropology and archeology glossary compiled by the University of California Santa Barbara.

A list of terms by Iverson Software.

Anthems, flags, maps, history, government of nations.

This encyclopedia encompasses all aspects of education and educational theory.

Over 200 psychotherapy topics addressed by experts in the field.

An international trade glossary compiled by the US Dept. of State International Information Programs.

More than 2,500 Western signs are arranged into 54 groups.

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