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  1. Subject encyclopedias : user guide, review citations, and keyword index

    Mirwis, Allan, 1943-2010
    Phoenix, Ariz. : Oryx Press, 1999.

    Due to the wealth of information they contain, subject encyclopedias are some of the most often-used resources in the library. This guide includes an index to the articles in the 100 most significant subject encyclopaedias published since 1990. It also provides a detailed guide to more than 1000 subject encyclopaedias that have been published and reviewed since 1990. Entries include complete bibliographic information, number of awards received, reviews, average review ratings, and the Library of Congress and Dewey classification numbers. Indexes by subject, publisher, classification number, awards and reviews provide access to needed information. It also indexes the key-words in all 1000 encyclopaedia names.

  2. Oxford research encyclopedias

    [Oxford, England] : Oxford University Press, [2016?]-

    "The Oxford Research Encyclopedias (OREs) offer long-form overview articles written, peer-reviewed, and edited by leading scholars. The OREs cover both foundational and cutting-edge topics in order to develop, over time, an anchoring knowledge base for major areas of research across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences."--About page.


  3. Encyclopedias, atlases & dictionaries

    New Providence, N.J. : R.R. Bowker, c1995.

Your search also found 116 topic specific databases.

Library info; guides & content by subject specialists
  1. Middle East and North Africa Studies

    The Middle East and North Africa collections include materials in Arabic, Persian, Turkish, and other languages, covering history, literature, language, religion, philosophy, art history, international relations, anthropology, archaeology, music, and film

  2. Mathematics and Statistics

    Stanford Libraries' collections in Mathematics and Statistics include books, journals, conference proceedings, technical reports, databases, and reference works in print and electronic formats.

  3. Music

    Music resources and contact information


Digital showcases for research and teaching.
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Geospatial content, including GIS datasets, digitized maps, and census data.
  1. Addresses, Bullets for Dead Hoods: an Encyclopedia of Chicago Mobsters, c.1933

    Medeiros, David and Klein, Julia

    This point shapefile contains Chicago addresses mentioned in "Bullets for Dead Hoods" that were first confirmed by geospatial mapping software (GIS...

  2. Geology: Offshore of Pacifica, California, 2010

    Dieter, Bryan E., Greene, H. G., Watt, Janet T., Phillips, Eleyne L., Johnson, Samuel Y., Hartwell, Stephen R., Manson, Michael W., Golden, Nadine E., Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, and Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

    This polygon shapefile depictss geologic features in the offshore area of Pacifica, California. The continental shelf within California's State wat...

  3. Geology: Offshore of Bolinas, California, 2009

    Endris, Charles A., Watt, Janet T., Manson, Michael W., Johnson, Samuel Y., Greene, H. G., Hartwell, Stephen R., Golden, Nadine E., and Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center

    This polygon shapefile represents geologic features within the offshore area of Bolinas, California. The continental shelf within California's Stat...

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