Encyclopedias

NU Reference (Gale Virtual Reference Library)

Search the library’s collection of online subject encyclopedias and specialized reference sources.

A subject or specialized encyclopedia is one that focuses on a particular subject area or discipline. It is meant to provide detailed summaries of information on topics in that specific subject area.

Examples: the Encyclopedia of American Social History; the Encyclopedia of Food and Culture; the Freud Encyclopedia

Bible Encyclopedias

A list of Bible encyclopedias available at NU.

Encyclopedia Search

Find encyclopedias in the library’s collections.

Note: this will search for full encyclopedias, not encyclopedia articles. To search for encyclopedia articles, click the NU Reference link above.

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For more information: http://info-skills.lib.vt.edu/info_sources/encyclopedias.html.