Gale Virtual Reference Library

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Encyclopedias and specialized reference sources.

Subjects and titles:

Arts

  • Encyclopedia of Clothing (2005)
  • St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (2013)

Business

  • Encyclopedia of Business and Finance (2014)

Education

  • Career Information Center (2014)

Environment

  • Environmental Encyclopedia (2011)
  • Grzimek's Animal Life: Extinction (2013)

History

  • American Eras: Primary Sources Westward Expansion 1800-1860 (2014)
  • American Eras: Primary Sources: Civil War and Reconstruction 1860-1878 (2013)
  • American Eras: Primary Sources: Development of the Industrial United States 1878-1899 (2013)
  • Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History (2006)

Law

  • Gale Encyclopedia of American Law (2011)
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law (2013)

Literature

  • Shakespeare for Students (2007)

Medicine

  • Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health (2011)
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine (2011)
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health (2012)
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health (2013)
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Public Health (2013)
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Surgery and Medical Tests (2014)
  • Human Diseases & Conditions (2010)

Multicultural Studies

  • Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History (2006)
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America (2014)

Nation and World

  • Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations (2012)

Religion

  • The Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2006)
  • Encyclopedia of Religion (2005)

Science

  • Bioethics (2014)
  • Grzimek's Animal Life: Extinction (2013)

Social Science

  • Bioethics (2014)

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