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Essential resources for historical research

How to search for Encyclopedias & Dictionaries in OneSearch

Using the Advanced Search in OneSearch, you can enter your keywords (the subject for which you are looking for a dictionary or encyclopedia) on the first line and then put "Encyclopedias" or "Dictionaries" on the next line and in the "Any Field" drop down box, choose "Subject."  On the right hand side, under "Material type" choose "Books."

Digital Encyclopedias & Dictionaries


Oxford Handbooks

Oxford Bibliographies

Developed cooperatively with scholars and librarians worldwide, Oxford Bibliographies offers exclusive, authoritative research guides across a variety of subject areas. Combining the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia, this cutting-edge resource directs researchers to the best available scholarship across a wide variety of subjects.

University Libraries

One Bear Place #97148
Waco, TX 76798-7148

(254) 710-6702