The largest, most comprehensive American dictionary of the English language.
Provides 700,000 definitions of 476,000 words, including 5,000 new entries added since the publication of the most recent print edition, plus: etymologies; illustrative quotations from skilled writers and additional example sentences to clarify meanings; synonyms and antonyms; usage guidance for commonly misused words; nearly 1,000 pictorial illustrations; audio pronunciations; and expanded & advanced search features including access to the Merriam-Webster citation files Incorporates other Merriam-Webster reference works including the Collegiate® Dictionary, Thesaurus, and Encyclopedia; Medical, Spanish-English, and French-English Dictionaries.
Contains the complete text of the latest edition of America's oldest general encyclopedia, containing 45,000 articles written by 6,500 contributors--a 25,000,000-word repository of text and images maintained by the encyclopedia's editorial staff.
New web version of the most complete and authoritative dictionary of the English language. Contains all the second edition entries, which are gradually being supplemented with new revised entries as the third edition is created.
Over 125 dictionaries and thesauri, language reference, quotation, and subject-specific reference works published by Oxford University Press. Includes subject reference works in the humanities, social sciences,
Combined access to Roget's International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases (1922 ed.) and Roget's II: The New Thesaurus (3rd ed., 1995). Provides brief definitions of words, with lists of other words with synonyms and antonyms.
Short articles on issues relating to race and ethnicity worldwide. Links out to related articles in Sage Knowledge.
The subject of this encyclopedia is race and ethnicity in society. The Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society also addresses other issues of inequality that often intersect with the primary focus on race and ethnicity. Therefore, the reader will find relevant coverage in such areas as ability status, age, class, gender, and sexual orientation. Ed. by Richard T. Schaefer.
Directory of institutions of higher education, libraries, and museums. Lists faculty. Global coverage.
"The International Guide to the Academic World": A directory of universities, libraries, learned societies, research institutes, museums, galleries, international cultural, scientific and educational organizations, etc., in all countries worldwide.
A consolidated index to more than 12 million biographical articles appearing in English-language Who's Who-type publications, major biographical dictionaries, subject encyclopedias, handbooks, directories and indexes.
A comprehensive database of biographical information on more than 528,000 people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. Includes the Complete Marquis Who's Who, plus thousands of full text articles.
Contains more than 600,000 biographies on more than 528,000 people from around the world and throughout history. Combines more than 135 frequently consulted Gale biographical sources with more than 325 full-text periodicals and journals, more than 27,000 portraits, and thousands of Recent News briefs on high-interest individuals.