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Are you looking for reference sources? Reference sources provide unbiased, well-researched background information, usually in the form of an encyclopedia or dictionary. In addition to the print collection near the reference desk, you can access the following reference databases online:
- Credo Reference and Gale Virtual Reference Library provide materials on a wide variety of topics.
- Oxford Art Online provides full text of The Dictionary of Art (1996, 34 vols) and The Oxford Companion to Western Art (2001). It includes art images displayed in the articles as well as image links.
- Oxford Music Online covers all aspects of music, music history, opera, and performance. It also includes links to music clips.
- Oxford English Dictionary is the leading authority on the history and development of the English language since 1150.