This collection includes many specialized encyclopedias, primarily in the humanities and social sciences, most published by ABC-CLIO, but an increasing number by others, such as Gale, Sage, Macmillan, and Scribner.
Encyclopedia articles edited to suit the educational level of the users from grades 4 through adults. Also includes an atlas, dictionary, primary sources, and magazine articles published in the last three years.
Encyclopedias in Subject LibGuides
(Many, but not all, of these encyclopedias are online.)
Authoritative essays on topics ranging from the beginnings of education in the US to international educational developments, including discussions of educational policies, judicial decisions, legislation, and descriptions of organizations in the field.
Broadly covers the social sciences including scholarship and fields that have emerged and matured since 1968.
This encyclopedia covers the disciplines of anthropology, archaeology, economics, education, environmental/ecological sciences, evolutionary sciences, genetics, gender studies, geography, history, law, philosophy, political science, psychiatry, psychology, sociology, urban studies, and more, as well as methodology and biographies of important figures.
The 1974 Dictionary has been entirely rewritten by a distinguished team of international scholars. Explores areas covered earlier (e.g., communism, linguistics, physics) and more recent ones (e.g., postmodernism, deconstruction and post-colonialism).