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Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7.
Bringing together 2 million digitized entries across Oxford University Press’s Dictionaries, Companions and Encyclopedias, Oxford Reference is a comprehensive reference database. Covers 25 different subject areas.
Encyclopedia of Geography by Barney L. Warf (Editor)Reflects how the growth of geography has propelled a demand for intermediaries between the abstract language of academia and the ordinary language of everyday life. Covers a diverse array of topics to offer a comprehensive and useful summary of the state of the discipline in the early 21st century.
Encyclopedia of Coastal Science by Maurice L. Schwartz (Editor)This encyclopedia features contributions by 245 well-known international specialists in their respective fields and is abundantly illustrated with line-drawings and photographs. Not only does this volume offer an extensive number of entries, it also includes various appendices, an illustrated glossary of coastal morphology and extensive bibliographic listings.
A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences by Michael Allaby'The Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences' covers geology and related areas including planetary science, volcanology palaeontology, and mineralogy. The new edition is thoroughly updated, with 150 new entries and numerous web links that are listed and regularly updated on a companion website.
Publication Date: 2013-08-01
A Dictionary of Weather by Storm DunlopA new, authoritative and comprehensive dictionary of weather, forecasting, and climate terms with illustrative examples of specific events and extremes. Weather records and climate data from around the world are given and key terms from the related fields of oceanography, hydrology, and climatology are also covered.
Cambridge Illustrated Dictionary of Astronomy by Jacqueline MittonAround 1300 carefully selected and cross-referenced entries are complemented by hundreds of beautiful color illustrations, taken from space missions, the Hubble Space Telescope, and other major observatories on Earth and in space. A myriad of named astronomical objects, constellations, observatories and space missions are described in detail, as well as biographical sketches for 70 of the most luminous individuals in the history of astronomy and space science.
Encyclopedia of Space Science and Technology by Hans Mark (Editor)This encyclopedia outlines what astronomers know about the sun, planets, galaxy, and universe as well as the effect of the space environment on human and other biological systems. In addition, the resource provides an in-depth summary of the engineering involved in launching a rocket or satellite and the control systems involved on the ground, in orbit, or in deep space. Manufacturing in space from planetary and other resources is also discussed.
Publication Date: 2004-04-05
The Oxford Companion to Cosmology by Andrew Liddle; Jon LovedayThe Oxford Companion to Cosmology covers the ideas behind our current understanding of the universe, outlines some of the fundamental physics from which those ideas emerge, and discusses the many strands of observational evidence available to the modern cosmologist.
Space Sciences by John F. McCoy (Editor)From the history of space exploration to the future of "space business", this set offers a broad survey of the space sciences. Includes biographies of scientists and the space-related job market.