WKU Libraries has subscribed to a large collection of ebooks. While searchable from
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An online collection of over 3,300 books in the humanities, these titles are offered
by the ACLS in collaboration with twenty learned societies, over 100 contributing
publishers, and librarians at the University of Michigan's Scholarly Publishing Office.
It offers portraits of more than 18,700 men and women from all eras and walks of life.
It's the first biographical resource of this scope to be published in more than sixty
Grolier Online, part of the database offerings in the Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL),
provides access to the Encyclopedia Americana, the Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, the New Book of Knowledge, and Amazing Animals of the World.
Oxford Reference Online Premium contains nearly 200 full-text language and subject
reference works published by Oxford University Press. The electronic books may be
searched individually or together. The collection includes English-language and bilingual
dictionaries, as well as subject encyclopedias and dictionaries in a wide range of
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This eBook collection derives from a pool of over 6,000 encyclopedias, dictionaries,
handbooks, and guides from ABC-CLIO, Greenwood Press, Libraries Unlimited, and Praeger.
SAGE Reference Online is a database of 47 reference books published by SAGE covering
the social sciences and education, including such areas as African American Studies,
Aged & Gerontology, Anthropology, Communication and Media Studies, Criminology and
Criminal Justice, Economics, Education, Gender & Sexuality Studies, History, Politics,
Psychology, Social Issues, Social Work & Social Policy, and Sociology. WKU currently
has access to encyclopedias from 2002-2009 online.
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