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The Dictionary of Old English (DOE) Online defines the vocabulary of the first six centuries (C.E. 600-1150) of the English language, using twenty-first century technology.
The Dictionary of Old English Corpus is the textual databank for the ongoing Dictionary of Old English, currently completed to the letter F [U of W microfiche PE 279 D53]. Covering the period 600-1150 A.D., the DOE complements the Middle English Dictionary (for 1100-1500 A.D.) and the Oxford English Dictionary.
A consolidation of several historic French dictionary-encyclopaedias.
Le Grand & Collins is a bilingual (French and English) online dictionary.
This database, from the U.S. National Institutes of Health, lists potential health and environmental effects associated with common household products.
Le Bon Usage is now online! It describes the usage of the French language, and includes numerous examples and counter-examples taken from francophone literature of various periods.
Faculty and Students must now create an account to use Le Bon Usage. If you need help creating an account see Help in the database description.
Literature Online is a fully searchable library of more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama, and prose. It contains full-text literature journals and other key criticism and reference resources.
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world.
Oxford Reference Online (ORO) consists of more than 175 full-text Oxford Reference titles and provides wide coverage of topics in the arts and sciences. This collection includes language and subject dictionaries, thesauri, companions and encyclopedias.
The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd edition, was published in 2008. While some classic articles from the 1987 edition were retained, around 80% of the text was either entirely new or substantially rewritten to reflect the depth of change within the discipline between the editions. This new edition retains the inspiring tradition of bringing together the world's most influential economists writing in their own voice on their areas of expertise. The online version contains the full text of the eight print volumes, in addition to a dynamic and regularly updated resource.