encyclopedias, dictionaries, reference
Oxford Art Online (Oxford University Press)
Background information, artist biographies, and images of Western and non-Western art.
Ethnologue (SIL International)
A guide to the living languages of the world, including language profiles, statistics, and maps.
Health Reference Series (Omnigraphics)
Background information on illnesses, disorders, and other health-related issues.
Oxford English Dictionary (Oxford University Press)
Definitions, pronunciations and historical background of words in the English language.
Salem Press (Salem Online)
Ebooks and background information in career development, history, health, science, and literature.
Information on medications from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
Gale eBooks (Gale)
Background information from general and subject encyclopedias.
CollegeSource Online (CollegeSource, Inc.)
College profiles, catalogs, transcript keys, and other resources related to higher education.