Resources by Type: "EBooks"
A broad online collection of encyclopedias, handbooks, dictionaries, and guides on history, culture, social issues, and other subjects. Formerly called "History Reference Online."
Over 2000 comprehensive and accessible expert-written essays on major authors, periods and genres.
The Chicago Manual of Style Online is completely searchable and easy to use, providing quick answers to your style and editing questions and it incorporates the popular Chicago Style Q&A. Your queries will return results--clearly distinguishable--from both the Manual and the Chicago Style Q&A. It also provides convenient Tools, such as sample forms, letters, and style sheets.
The Encyclopedia of the First Amendment comprehensively examines the political, historical, and cultural significance and development of freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, the right to peaceably assemble, and the right to petition the government. Among other perennial topics addressed are abortion, evolution, public aid to parochial schools, and pornography and obscenity.
A comprehensive collection of historical and statistical information on every important aspect of the Supreme Court. This resource covers the Court's history and development as an institution; its caseload and decision making; the justices' backgrounds, nominations, and confirmations; the Court's relationships with the public, the media, and other governmental and judicial bodies; and public views on the Court and its decisions.
A collection of electronic books covering numerous subject disciplines.
Each ebook has a limit of 1 user at a time.
Searchable electronic book collection that includes subject encyclopedias, handbooks, and guides covering many subject disciplines.
Online versions of the "Encyclopedia America", "Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia", and "The New Book of Knowledge". Also includes several dictionaries, a thesaurus, an interactive world atlas, and resources for educators.
The Johns Hopkins Online Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism is an online resource for scholars and students of literary theory and discourse.
Includes complete, searchable backfiles for 6 of the Gale “Literature Criticism” book series: Contemporary, 20th Century, 19th Century, Shakespeare, Poetry, and Short Stories.
A comprehensive online literary site that includes books, journals, and essays covering biographical, critical, and contextual information on authors and their works.
Includes Grove Art Online, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms
Access limited to 1 simultaneous user.
Includes The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Grove Music Online, The Oxford Companion to Music
Access limited to 10 simultaneous users.
Searchable database of over 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press. Includes access to the Oxford Companions Series.
Searchable collection of 15 dictionary and reference works on art and architecture published by Oxford University Press. Includes such titles as "The Oxford Dictionary to Art and Artists," and "The Oxford Companion to Western Art," and more.
Searchable collection of 39 dictionary and reference works on history published by Oxford University Press. Includes such titles as "Oxford Companion to United States History," "Dictionary of Contemporary World History," "Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History," and more.
Searchable collection of dictionary and reference works on law published by Oxford University Press. Includes such titles as "The Oxford Companion to American Law," "The Oxford Guide to United States Supreme Court Decisions," and more.
Searchable collection of over 20 dictionary and reference works on literature published by Oxford University Press. Includes titles such as "The Oxford Companion to American Literature," "The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare," "The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms," and more.