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  • WorldCat is a catalog of millions of books, serials, audiovisual media, maps, archives, manuscripts, scores, computer files, and web sites owned by OCLC member libraries around the world, including UW-Madison and the Library of Congress. More than 400 languages are represented. One of its many uses…
  • The OED contains the complete contents of the 20-volume Second Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary and three Additions volumes published from 1993-97. It also includes quarterly releases of work in progress from the complete revision of the OED which is currently underway. Each of the 616,000 …
  • Oxford Reference online: Premium Collection combines rich and scholarly resources with authoritative, quick-reference coverage of the full subject spectrum. Over 130 subject dictionaries, plus the World Encyclopedia, offer unrivalled coverage of everything from art to accountancy, politics to physi…
  • This "Premium" edition of Credo Reference is a collection of more than 600 reference tools that may be searched collectively or individually. It includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, statistical sources, biographical tools, thesauri, books of quotations, image collections, and subject-spec…
  • Books In Print contains information on more than 7.5 million U.S. book, audio book, and video titles, as well as 12 million international titles, making it the industry s largest bibliographic database. It also features reviews from leading English-language sources, including Publishers Weekly, Lib…
  • Current Biography contains the full text of more than 15,000 biographies and 9,400 obituaries that have appeared in Current Biography Yearbook since 1940. Numerous undated biographies and articles that have not appeared in print editions are also available. Current Biography includes artists, polit…
  • Britannica Online School Edition offers encyclopedias, dictionaries/thesauri and related materials for students from pre-K to 12th grade. Also includes selected magazines and journals, images and video clips, features for students such as read-aloud vocabulary help, and teacher materials.
  • Literature Resource Center includes information on a large number of authors and literary works taken from Contemporary Authors, Dictionary of Literary Biography, Contemporary Literary Criticism, and other sources. In addition to biographical information, LRC includes full-text articles from more t…
  • The online Collegiate Dictionary is based on the print version of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Tenth Edition. It includes the main A-Z listing of the Collegiate Dictionary, as well as the Abbreviations, Foreign Words and Phrases, Biographical Names, and Geographical Names sections of th…
  • Contains ranking of graduate and professional schools from U.S. News and World Report. Also includes some articles on applying to graduate school, paying for graduate school, taking the GRE, careers, etc.