- Dictionaries Apart from the Oxford English Dictionary which is the biggest English language dictionary you will find many specialist dictionaries covering a wide range of subjects in Oxford Reference and Credo Reference.
- Thesauri A thesaurus gives lists of alternative and opposite words which can be useful in writing assignments. You will find one in Oxford Reference. There are also dictionaries of quotations in both Credo Reference and Oxford Reference.
- Encyclopaedias Apart from the well known Encyclopaedia Britannica there are many specialist encyclopaedias in Oxford Reference and Credo Reference, for example the Encyclopedia of Mammals in Oxford Reference and Encyclopedia of Urban Legends in Credo Reference.