Encyclopaedias and dictionaries


apre un link esterno in una nuova finestraEncyclopaedia Britannica

Online version of the work with the complete text of over 118,000 articles, more than 24,000 images and 1600 interactive maps.
The current edition also includes the Britannica Student Encyclopedia, Concise Encyclopaedia, Britannica Internet Guide, with a link to over 200,000 controlled web sites, Britannica Yearbooks (1994-2002), the complete text of the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Rand McNally's New Millennium World Atlas.

apre un link esterno in una nuova finestraEncyclopaedia of Aerospace Engineering

The encyclopaedia contains contributions from experts in the areas of aerospace technology study and development, and transport design. It is organised into the following chapters: Fluid Dynamics and Aerothermodynamics, Propulsion and Energy, Structural Technology, Technology of Materials, Dynamics and Control, Environmental Impact and Production, Vehicle Design and Systems Engineering. Thanks to systematic updates the publication is able to highlight the most recent developments in the field of aerospace research.

apre un link esterno in una nuova finestraEncyclopaedia of Applied Physics

This encyclopaedia published by Wiley covers areas such as: optics, laser physics, semiconductor and solid state physics, atom and nuclear physics and biophysics.
It was originally printed in 23 volumes plus 2 updated volumes with a total of around 15,500 pages and over 650 articles with a total of 7800 figures and 980 tables. Since July 2004, the encyclopaedia has been published in a completely updated format.

apre un link esterno in una nuova finestraEncyclopaedia of Computational Mechanics

Published in 3 volumes by Wiley in 2004.

apre un link esterno in una nuova finestraEncyclopaedia of Materials: Science and Technology

Compiled by K. H. Jurgen Buschov et al and published by Elsevier in 11 volumes in 2001.

apre un link esterno in una nuova finestraEncyclopaedia of Statistical Sciences

An important reference work for statistics research, this encyclopaedia is regularly updated with freshly published articles and revisions of articles already published. It integrates, in one fully searchable container, the complete text of first and second printed edition, all supplements and updates. A coherent system of references between the articles makes it possible to quickly access the required information.

apre un link esterno in una nuova finestraEncyclopaedia of Telecommunications

Compiled by John. G. Proakis and published by Wiley in 5 volumes in 2003.

apre un link esterno in una nuova finestraMajor Reference Work

Significant encyclopaedias and multidisciplinary reference works published by Elsevier:

apre un link esterno in una nuova finestraOxford Art Online

You can access all of Oxford University Press?s art reference works from a single page:

  • The authoritative Grove Art Online encyclopaedia includes the full-text of the Dictionary of Art by Jane Turner (1996, 34 volumes). It includes more than 45,000 articles, 21,000 biographies, and 500,000 bibliographic citations which are constantly updated thanks to the contribution of over 1000 art historians.
  • Oxford Companion to Western Art by H. Bristocke (2001) with more than 2600  periodically updated and corrected entries on over 1700 artists and their works.
  • Encyclopaedia of Aesthetics by Michael Kelly, 1998. Full text of the most distinguished English-language reference work on the subject. Includes more than 600 articles by over 500 renowned art historians and philosophers on the meaning, use and value of all of the arts, from painting to music, literature, theatre, dance, television, films and popular culture.
  • Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms with over 1800 entries with concise and clear definitions on the terminology, periods and styles of the visual arts. Can be cross-referenced with Grove Art Online.

apre un link esterno in una nuova finestraWiley Encyclopaedia of Biomedical Engineering

Compiled by Metin Akay, published by Wiley in 6 volumes.

Legal restrictions

Institutional users have the right to access, to use and print out in any form the electronic resources provided that they use them for a personal research and study purpose.

For specific information please contact Ask@your library®