Reference material in the form of subject dictionaries, encyclopedias, and handbooks typically provide background essays, definitions, broad overviews of various topics, or other pertinent facts. The four bullets below list collections of searchable eReference titles:
Covers language, linguistics, sociology, anthropology, and psychology.
More than 580 reference books, including encyclopedias, dictionaries (English and foreign language), thesauri, books of quotations, as well as a range of subject-specific reference books.
Subject areas include Africa, African-American Culture and History, American Law, Business and Finance, Cancer, Cultures and Daily Life, E-Commerce, Environmental Ethics and Philosophy, Global Warming, Human Geography, Judaica, Latin American History and Culture, LGBT History in America, Management, Modern China, Multicultural America, Nation & World, Philosophy, Phobias/Fears/Anxieties, Police Forces and Correctional Systems, Religion, Small Business, Social and Cultural Foundations of Education, Social Sciences, and Sociology.
Covers sociology, social work, multicultural and gender studies, political science, psychology, anthropology, criminal justice, health, and medicine.
Many of the articles contain full-text, meaning that the actual article is available in the database.
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