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SCC Reference Resources

The SCC Library Reference Resource Collection contains print and online materials including almanacs, directories, indexes, general and specialized encyclopedias and dictionaries and other sources that are consulted for factual information for immediate use.

  • Print materials in the library are shelved
    across from the circulation desk.
  • Online resources are listed below.

Print Materials

  • African American Encyclopedia (2001) (10 Vol.)
  • Africana (2005) (5 Vol.)
  • American Folklore: an Encyclopedia (1996)
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics Encyclopedia (1991)
  • Atlas of the North American Indians (2000)
  • Bedford Glossary of Critical and Literary Terms, 2nd Ed. (2003)
  • Benet's Reader's Encyclopedia (1996)
  • Biographical Dictionary of Artists (1995)
  • Black's Law Dictionary, 8th Ed. (2004)
  • Britannica (2007) (32 Vol.)
  • Britannica: Events of 2005 (2006)
  • Civil War Archives: The History of the Civil War in Documents, Revised and Expanded Ed. (2000)
  • Compact American Dictionary: A concise Dictionary of American English (1998)
  • Contemporary Artists (2001) (2 Vol.)
  • Continuum Encyclopedia of American Literature (2000)
  • CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (2004)
  • Dictionary of Latin Words and Phrases (1998)
  • Dictionary of Symbols (1994)
  • Diseases, 3rd Revised Ed. (2006) (8 Vol.)
  • Encyclopedia Americana (2003)
  • Encyclopedia of American Facts and Dates, 10th Ed. (1997)
  • Encyclopedia of Aquaculture (2000)
  • Encyclopedia of Christian Literature (2010) (2 Vol.)
  • Encyclopedia of Educational Research (1992)
  • Encyclopedia of Farm Animal Nutrition (2004)
  • Encyclopedia of Interior Design (1997) (2 Vol.)
  • Encyclopedia of Terrorism (2001)
  • Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance (2004) (2 Vol.)
  • Environmental Health and Science (2012)
  • Facts on File Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (2003)
  • From Bonbon to Cha-Cha: Oxford Dictionary of Foreign Words and Phrases (2008)
  • Gray's Anatomy, 39th Ed. (2005)
  • Great American Trials: 200 Compelling Courtroom Dramas-from Salem Witchcraft to Rodney King (1993)
  • Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art (2008)
  • Handbook of Soil Science (2000)
  • Historical Dictionary of Children's Literature (2010)
  • Historical Dictionary of the Jews (2011)
  • Interpreter's Bible (1952) (12 Vol.)
  • Islamic World: Past and Present (2004) (3 Vol.)
  • Magill's Medical Guide, 6th Ed. (2011) (6 Vol.)
  • McGraw-Hill Concise Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, 4th Ed. (2008)
  • MLA Handbook, 7th Ed. (2009)
  • New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (1980) (20 Vol.)
  • Notable Black American Women, Vol. II (1996)
  • Notable First Facts (1997)
  • Notable Last Facts (2005)
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook (2008-2009)
  • Oxford Classical Dictionary (1949)
  • Oxford Companion to American Law (2002)
  • Oxford Companion to American Military History (1999)
  • Oxford Companion to the Bible (1993)
  • Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations, New Ed. (2008)
  • Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (1991)
  • Oxford English Dictionary (2007) (2 Vol.)
  • Oxford French Dictionary (2007)
  • Oxford German Dictionary (2008)
  • Oxford Italian Dictionary (2006)
  • Oxford Spanish Dictionary (2008)
  • Oxford Thesaurus: American Edition (1992)
  • Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 5th Ed. (2001)
  • Roget's International Thesaurus, 5th Ed. (1992)
  • Standard Mathematical Tables and Formulae, 30th Ed. (1996)
  • Stedman's Medical Dictionary, 27th Ed. (2000)
  • Van Nostrand's Scientific Encyclopedia, 8th Ed. (1994)
  • Women's Chronology (1994)
  • World Book Encyclopedia (2000)
  • World of Physics (2001)
Online Reference Resources

For More Information Contact:
Tracey Johnson - SCC Librarian
at 1-800-481-2242 ext. 3271 or e-mail traceyj@shawneecc.edu


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