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General Reference Collection: Encyclopedias

Syracuse University Library's online reference collection.


Search our full list of dictionaries and encyclopedia databases, which include:

Britannica Academic Edition

Searchable and browsable collection of authoritative references, including Britannica's latest article database; articles not yet in the print Britannica; Merriam-Webster's collegiate dictionary (tenth edition); and the Britannica book of the year.

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Credo Reference Logo

Offering online access to more than 490 full-text reference books in the arts, humanities, social sciences and sciences from over 70 publishers.

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