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Credo Reference contains hundreds of reference books covering every major subject. There are over 2.5 million entries, 65,000+ images (art, diagrams, maps and photos) and over 93,000 audio pronunciation files. The content is enriched by a network of cross-reference links that cut across topics, titles and publishers to give you accurate facts that you can reliably cite in your papers and presentations.

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  • Publisher: Credo

Search the world's largest, most comprehensive American English dictionary to find the definitions of words and check your spelling. Look up words by language of origin, date of first use, or part of speech. Find examples of words used in context. The "reverse" dictionary lets you look up words when you remember what a word means, but not the word itself. Merriam-Webster Unabridged is based on Webster's Third New International Dictionary and includes thousands of additional words and supplemental information since the publication of the Third New International.

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  • Publisher: Merriam-Webster, Inc.

Oxford Art Online (formerly Grove Art Online) comprises the full text of The Dictionary of Art (34 volumes) and The Oxford Companion to Western Art.

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  • Publisher: Oxford

The OED is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is a guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources.

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  • Publisher: Oxford

Oxford Music Online (formerly Grove Music Online) includes the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. It is updated annually.

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  • Publisher: Oxford

Oxford Reference contains titles from the Oxford Companion series, as well as the following:

  • 130+ subject dictionaries and the Oxford World Encyclopedia
  • English dictionaries, and bilingual dictionaries of French, German, Spanish, and Italian
  • Timelines linking over 2,000 key events in 20th-century history
  • 12,000 images and 500+ color maps
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  • Publisher: Oxford

Stedman's Online Medical Dictionary is a reliable resource for pharmacy and nursing students, educators, researchers, and medical language specialists. Stedman's contains more than 100,000 terms and definitions and approximately 1,500 images and illustrations. Stedman's Online also incorporates these titles:

  • Stedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing
  • Stedman's Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions
  • Stedman's Pocket Medical Dictionary
  • Stedman's Medical Abbreviations, Acronyms and Symbols
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  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer