General works of reference

Britannica Online 
Contains the whole of the Encyclopædia Britannica,  Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, the Britannica Book of the Year and Britannica's Internet Guide.

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145 European cultural institutions provide Europeana with information. Digital objects such as filmclips, photographs, paintings, sculptures, maps, manuscripts, books, newspapers, archive materials and archaeological objects is now freely available for everyone who is interested.

Wikipedia is an encyclopaedia in over 200 languages written by voluntary contributors from all over the world.

General work of reference that includes biographies, encyclopaedia articles, facts and statistics.

Professional works of reference

Encyclopaedias from SAGE

Eight encyclopaedias from SAGE, mainly covering humanistic and social sciences: Leadership, psychology and related subject areas.

Encyclopedia of Social Work
Contains 400 articles about different subjects within social work, and 200 biographical articles about important persons in the history of this subject area.

The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics
Standard reference work within economics, consisting of nearly 1900 articles.

Oxford Bibliographies - Education
A seamless pathway to the most accurate and reliable resources for a variety of academic topics. Every article is an authoritative guide to the current scholarship, written and reviewed by academic experts.
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Oxford Reference Online
Books of reference in full text. Explanations of words and terms within all subjects.

Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy 
The most comprehensive online encyclopaedia of philosophy.