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Dictionaries, thesauri and encyclopaedias

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  • Dictionaries: You will find many specialist dictionaries on a wide range of subjects in Oxford Reference and Credo Reference, as well as the Oxford English Dictionarythe definitive English language dictionary.
  • Thesauri: A thesaurus gives lists of alternative and opposite words which can be useful in writing assignments. You will find one in Oxford Reference and Oxford Dictionaries. Find 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.
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May 08

Smarter searching with library databases

Tuesday, 8 May, 2018 - 12:30

Learn how to access library databases, take advantage of the functionality they offer, and devise a proper search technique.

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