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  1. Antique Map Price Record

    Alternative titles: also known as 'AMPR'

    Description: Describes antique maps, atlases and chart and gives their sale value, with information taken from more dealer and auction catalogues. Contains more than 230,000 records gathered over 30 years.

    Coverage: 1980-

    Publisher: EBSCO

    Subjects: Reference Works, Catalogues & Bibliographies

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  2. British Standards Online

    Alternative titles: also known as 'BSOL'

    Description: Over 90,000 British, adopted European and international standards. Includes past, present and draft standards (BS, BS/EN, BS/ISO, BS/EN/ISO).

    This resource has a concurrent user limit of 2

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Government & Official, Reference Works

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  3. Complete dictionary of scientific biography

    This resource is part of: Gale eBooks

    Description: An online dictionary providing information on the history of science through articles on the professional lives of scientists. All periods of science from classical antiquity to modern times are represented.

    Publisher: Gale

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Reference Works, Science, Biography

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.

  4. Credo Reference

    Description: A full-text collection of over 600 high-quality reference books from the world's leading publishers, with over 4 million entries and 1 million images. Titles range from art, language, business, and history, to geography, music, literature, science and religion, and biography.

    Publisher: CredoReference Inc

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Business, Social Sciences, Reference Works, Science, History

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.

  5. Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online

    Description: More than 4,000 entries covering European history from 1450 to 1850. This is the English edition of the 15-volume German-language Enzyklop├Ądie der Neuzeit.

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Reference Works, History

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  6. Gale eBooks

    Alternative titles: previously known as 'Gale Virtual Reference Library'

    This resource includes: Complete dictionary of scientific biography

    Description: A full-text e-book collection currently providing access to the 26 volume Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography

    Publisher: Gale

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Reference Works, Science, History, Biography, Family History

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  7. GreenFILE

    Description: An indexing and abstracting database of nearly 300,000 records covering environmental concerns, with full text for selected titles

    Publisher: EBSCO

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Social Sciences, Reference Works, Science

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  8. Grove Music Online

    This resource is part of: Oxford Music Online

    Description: A full-text reference work on music containing over 50,000 articles and 28,000 biographies. Incorporates 'The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians', 'The new Grove dictionary of opera' and 'The new Grove dictionary of jazz'. .This resource has a concurrent user limit of 3 - please logout when you are finished.

    Publisher: Oxford University Press

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Reference Works, Music

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  9. Making of Modern Law

    Description: A full-text digital archive of over 22,000 legal treatises on US and British law published from 1800 through 1926. The collection consists of 10 million pages of critical legal history, from casebooks, local practice manuals, form books, works for lay readers, pamphlets, letters, speeches and more.

    Coverage: 1800 to 1926

    Publisher: Gale

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Social Sciences, Government & Official, Reference Works, E-books, History

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  10. Making of the Modern World

    Alternative titles: also known as 'Goldsmiths'-Kress Library of Economic Literature'
    previously known as 'Making of the world economy'

    Description: A full-text digital archive of over 61,000 works on economics and business published from 1450 through 1850. Drawing from the Goldsmiths-Kress Library of Economic Literature, this collection consists of over 12 million pages.

    Coverage: 1450 to 1850

    Publisher: Gale

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Business, Social Sciences, Reference Works, E-books, History

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  11. Oxford Companion to Music

    Alternative titles: also known as 'New Oxford companion to music'

    This resource is part of: Oxford Reference

    Description: A reference work with thousands of entries covering a wide range of musical topics includings: composers, performers, conductors, individual works, instruments and notation, forms and genres. This resource has a concurrent user limit of 3 - please logout when you are finished.

    Publisher: Oxford University Press

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Reference Works, Music

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  12. Oxford Dictionary of Music

    This resource is part of: Oxford Reference

    Description: An online dictionary containing thousands of entries on composers, performers, conductors, musical terms and forms, instruments, works, venues and other topics. This resource has a concurrent user limit of 3 - please logout when you are finished.

    Publisher: Oxford University Press

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Reference Works, Music

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  13. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

    Alternative titles: previously known as 'Dictionary of national biography'
    also known as 'Oxford DNB'
    also known as 'Online DNB'
    also known as 'ODNB'
    also known as 'DNB'

    Description: Over 60,000 biographies of significant individuals who helped shape British history, including 11,000 portraits.

    Publisher: Oxford University Press

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Social Sciences, Reference Works, E-books, Biography

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  14. Oxford English Dictionary

    Alternative titles: also known as 'OED'

    Description: A full-text online dictionary, accepted as the authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium

    Coverage: 1000 onwards

    Publisher: Oxford University Press

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Reference Works, E-books, History, Literature

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  15. Oxford Music Online

    Alternative titles: also known as 'Music online'

    This resource includes: Grove Music Online

    Description: Over 50,000 articles from Grove Music Online, The Oxford Dictionary of Music and The Oxford Companion to Music.

    Publisher: Oxford University Press

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Reference Works, Music, E-books

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  16. Oxford Reference

    Alternative titles: previously known as 'OROOxford Reference Online'

    This resource includes: Oxford Companion to Music
    Oxford Dictionary of Music

    Description: Over 175 premium reference e-books from Oxford University Press, with over 1.4 million entries.

    Publisher: Oxford University Press

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Reference Works, E-books

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  17. SAGE Research Methods

    Description: Resources to support students, academics and teachers and guide researchers through every step of the research process, including dictionary definitions, downloadable teaching, and video tutorials.

    Publisher: Sage

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Reference Works

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  18. Screen Studies Collection

    Alternative titles: also known as 'ProQuest Screen Studies Collection'

    Description: Current publications related to film scholarship alongside detailed and expansive filmographies. Includes the specialist index FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Database and the detailed and complementary filmographies created by the American Film Institute and the British Film Institute; AFI Catalog and Film Index International.

    Publisher: Proquest

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Social Sciences, Reference Works, Journals, Music, Catalogues & Bibliographies, E-books, History, Art & Design

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  19. Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive

    Description: Founded as a supplement to The Times (London), for more than 100 years the Times Literary Supplement has forged a reputation for fine writing, literary discoveries and insightful debate. This is a digitial archive of the TLS from the first edition in 1902 to 2014.

    Coverage: 1902 to 2005

    Publisher: Gale

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Reference Works, Science, Journals, History, Literature, Biography

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  20. Waterloo Directory of English Newspapers & Periodicals, 1800-1900

    Alternative titles: also known as 'Directory of English Newspapers & Periodicals, 1800-1900'

    Description: An online bibliographic database of 50,000 Victorian newspaper and periodical publications, with 48,000 personal names, 4,572 issuing bodies and 756 subjects

    Publisher: North Waterloo Academic Press

    Subjects: Newspapers, Reference Works, Journals, Catalogues & Bibliographies, History

    Access: Access to this resource is restricted to our Edinburgh reading rooms and to Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.

  21. Who’s Who & Who Was Who

    Description: A reference work containing the current Who's Who - with over 34,000 autobiographical entries of noteworthy and influential people who impact British life - plus the entire Who Was Who archive from 1897 onwards.

    Coverage: 1897 onwards

    Publisher: Oxford University Press

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Social Sciences, Reference Works, History, Biography, Family History

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