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Gale Virtual Reference Library

Database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. (Full text)

Oxford English Dictionary (OED)

Historical dictionary of English, covering the language from the earliest times to the present day. It shows not only the current meanings of words, but also traces their development through time. Entries contain detailed word origin analysis and are illustrated by quotations from a wide range of English language sources from around the world. (Full-text)

Oxford Reference

Contains dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press. Includes both 125 core academic subject, language, and quotation dictionaries and 98 in-depth and specialist titles from Oxford?s award-winning encyclopedias. (Full text)

Salem History

Online access mirror to our print holdings. Available titles are: Encyclopedia of American Business, Great Events from History, Great Lives from History. (Full text)

Salem Literature

Online access mirror to our print holdings. Available titles are: Critical Insights: Authors; Critical Insights: Works; Critical Surveys: Graphic Novels: Heroes & Superheroes. (Full text)

Salem Science

Online access mirror to our print holdings. (Full text)