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Encyclopedias and More
Oxford Reference Online
200+ well-known and trusted dictionaries and reference books combined into a single cross-searchable web database.
The electronic version of the Encyclopaedia Britannica. An excellent starting point for almost any topic of research, the Britannica offers both concise descriptions, and longer, more comprehensive articles on a wide variety of topics.
Oxford English Dictionary
The online version of the classic dictionary. An unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cook books.
Mass Media Reference Books
Below are key reference books that provide a general overview
of a topic or help identify synonyms, related terms, or basic data. These sources often include
references and lists of further readings.
Call Number: Hatfield Library Reference DS146.E8 A58 2005
Publication Date: 2005
Volume 1, pages 102-107, Caricature, Anti-Jewish
Encyclopedia of Urban Legends
Call Number: Hatfield Library Reference GR105.34 .B78 2012
Publication Date: 2012
Volume 1, page 134, Comics and Urban Legends
Chase's Calendar of Events 2015
Call Number: Hatfield Library Reference GT4803 .C48
Publication Date: 2014
Page 299, (June 1st), Superman debuts
Call Number: Hatfield Library Reference HM647 .A44 2009
Publication Date: 2008
Volume 1, pages 164-166, Comics, Underground
Movies in American History
Call Number: Hatfield Library Reference PN1993.5.U6 M685 2011
Publication Date: 2011
Volume 3, pages 1099-1105, Superhero in Film
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