Linguistics: Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Reference Tools

Most of our reference resources are electronic.  Below are some of the best:

Choosing a Dictionary or Encyclopedia

Dictionaries and encyclopedias are a great place to start looking for background information about your topic, including: 

  • An overview of a topic
  • Facts and quick answers
  • Paths to other sources
  • Keywords to use in your searches
Subjects: English
  • Last Updated: May 21, 2024 8:51 AM
  • URL: