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Library Electronic Reference Sources


The EMU Library subscribes to a growing collection of online reference resources which include dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, company information, style guides, etc.

This site contains links to over 400 online reference titles, organizes them by discipline, and allows you to browse descriptions of the titles. Disciplines include subcategories. For example, biology includes subcategories for botany, genetics, molecular and microbiology, zoology and animal resources. Multidisciplinary titles are usually listed under multiple disciplines.

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The following publisher web links allow you to directly search the content of multiple electronic reference books and then display the associated content from those titles:

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    Main Subject: Foreign Language and Literature




Foreign Language and Literature

Browser’s Dictionary of Foreign Words and Phrases
Title: The browser’s dictionary of foreign words and phrases [electronic resource] / Mary Varchaver and Frank Ledlie Moore. Publisher: New York : Wiley, c2001.

Countries and Their Cultures.
Presents the cultural similarities within a country that set it apart from others by examining over 200 countries to document the myriad ways in which culture defines and separates the nations of the world as much as geographical borders do. Surveys each country's shared values, behaviors and cultural variations from foods and rituals to pastimes and arts, using a standard entry format for easy comparison. Provides illustrations, photographs and maps. 4 volumes.

Dictionary of the Maya Language: As Spoken in Hocabá, Yucatán
Title: A dictionary of the Maya language [computer file] : as spoken in Hocabá, Yucatán / Victoria R. Bricker, Eleuterio Poòt Yah, Ofelia Dzul de Poòt ; with a botanical index by Anne S. Bradburn. Publisher: Salt Lake City : University of Utah Press, 1998.