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Blackwell Reference Online

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Blackwell Reference Online is a collection of over 360 e-books in the humanities and social sciences. Full-text, searchable titles include:

  • Blackwell’s Handbook and Companion series, which offer essay-length critical overviews of key topics in classics, history, literature, psychology, sociology and other subject areas.
  • Major multi-volume reference works, including the Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management, Encyclopedia of Sociology, and others.
  • A selection of dictionaries and concise companions, for definitions and quick facts.

Blackwell Reference Online offers three easy ways to find materials on your topic:

Your results will list all matching entries ordered by relevance. Click on the title to view. Citation information is included at the end of each entry.
To find an e-book title of interest to you, browse major subject areas.
Discover titles and essays by selecting a subject, place, period, or person.

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