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Number of sources: 28

Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon Online / Artists of the World Online (AKLO)

Social Sciences and Humanities Full Text Articles Encyclopedias, lexikons, handbooks

The database Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon Online / Artists of the World Online is the world's most contemporary, reliable and extensive reference work on artists. It contains authoritative, up-to-date biographical information on more than 1 million artists - more than any other database in the world.

Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World Online

Social Sciences and Humanities Classical Studies Encyclopedias, lexikons, handbooks

Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World traces the enduring history and wide-ranging cultural influence of Neo-Latin, the form of Latin that originated in the Italian Renaissance and persists to the modern era. Featuring original contributions by a host of distinguished international scholars, this comprehensive reference work expl…

Britannica Academic

Social Sciences and Humanities Natural Sciences and Technology Encyclopedias, lexikons, handbooks

Britannica Academic includes the entire contents of the printed edition of the Encyclopedia with over 108,000 articles, 35,000 images, illustrations, and more.

In addition, it contains the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus with over 550,000 entries, Year in Review (overview of events in individual years), 4,000 video and s…

Cochrane Library

Medicine Health Care Indexes and abstracts of periodicals Encyclopedias, lexikons, handbooks

The Cochrane Library allows simultaneous searching of full-text systematic synoptic articles and bibliographic data on articles about clinical studies and methods used in specific fields of medicine, health care economics, use of technologies in healthcare, etc. The collection provides qualitative scientific evidence for informing healthcare profe…

Contemporary Authors

Literary Sciences Encyclopedias, lexikons, handbooks Biographical data

Contemporary Authors contains information on about 130,000 authors from the 20th century onward whose works were either translated into English or published in the United States. Coverage includes authors of fiction (prose, poetry, and drama) as well as non-fiction authors such as scientists, publicists, screenwriters, and others.

The presentatio…

Credo Online Reference Service, Academic Core Collection

Social Sciences and Humanities Natural Sciences and Technology Linguistics Encyclopedias, lexikons, handbooks Dictionaries Biographical data

Credo Online Reference Service, Academic Core Collection is an ideal collection to start your search when you need explanations of terms, biographical data, and more because it contains over 650 reference works (encyclopedias, atlases, vocabularies, handbooks, biographical lexicons, and more) from a variety of disciplines (philosophy, music, geogr…

eBook Academic Collection (EBSCOhost)

Social Sciences and Humanities Natural Sciences and Technology Encyclopedias, lexikons, handbooks Electronic Books Dictionaries Electronic scholarly and professional books

The E-Book Collection offered by EBSCOHost contains more than 180,000 e-books in the fields of the humanities, social sciences, medicine, natural sciences, and technology. Most of the books can be borrowed (instructions) to portable devices such as tablet computers, dedicated readers, and/or smart phones. Most of the books offer unlimited simultan…

Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics (Brill)

Social Sciences and Humanities Linguistics Classical Studies Encyclopedias, lexikons, handbooks

The Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics (EAGLL) is a unique work that brings together the latest research from across a range of disciplines which contribute to our knowledge of Ancient Greek. It is an indispensable research tool for scholars and students of Greek, of linguistics, and of other Indo-European languages, …

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences

Library and Information Sciences Encyclopedias, lexikons, handbooks

The Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences is the 3rd edition (1st ed. and 2nd ed.) of the well-known and established encyclopedia in the fields of librarianship and information sciences, as well as of archival science, museology, publishing, and more. The Encyclopedia contains 565 entries, with more than 400 newly written. It covers the…

Encyclopedia of Slavic Languages and Linguistics Online (Brill)

Linguistics Encyclopedias, lexikons, handbooks

The Encyclopedia of Slavic Languages and Linguistics offers a comprehensive overview of the languages of the Slavic language family and the different ways in which they are and have been studied. It provides authoritative treatment of all important aspects of the Slavic language family from its Indo-European origins to the pres…

Gale Research Complete

Economics and management Management Social Sciences and Humanities Natural Sciences and Technology Philosophy Religion Literary Sciences Literature Political Science History Full Text Articles Encyclopedias, lexikons, handbooks Electronic Books Electronic Magazines

Gale Research Complete is Gale's most comprehensive collection, bringing together in one place a number of otherwise separate collections, such as:

All of these collections cover the f…

Grove Art Online/Oxford Art Online

Fine Arts Encyclopedias, lexikons, handbooks

The Grove Dictionary of Art is the foremost scholarly encyclopedia of art covering painting, sculpture, architecture, and decorative arts: ceramics, glass, interior design, etc. It contains over 43,000 articles (20,000 biographies) about artists, movements, schools, techniques, theories, cities, countries, periods, etc. It features 40,000 painting…

Grove Music Online/Oxford Music Online

Musicology Encyclopedias, lexikons, handbooks

Grove Music Online is the leading encyclopedia of musicology and music in general. It contains synoptic articles on all aspects of music. It includes the Oxford Dictionary of Music and the Oxford Companion to Music. The articles covered contain bilbiographies as instructions for further reading and can also contain illustration…

International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online (Brill)

Social Sciences and Humanities Law Encyclopedias, lexikons, handbooks

International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online is the first broad, systematic and international compendium of comparative law. 

JapanKnowledge Lib

Social Sciences and Humanities Linguistics Asian Studies Encyclopedias, lexikons, handbooks Dictionaries Electronic scholarly and professional journals

JapanKnowledge Lib is an online web archive that boasts the largest corpus of encyclopedia, dictionaries, reference compilations, and periodical resources (approximately 50 different sources) in Japan. The basic search system that facilitates cross-referencing throughout all the sources in the collection is quite simple to use, but at the same tim…

Jesuit Historiography Online

Religion Encyclopedias, lexikons, handbooks

Jesuit Historiography Online (Brill) is an Open Access resource, which offers historical content about Jesuits. It provides summaries of key texts from the earlier literature, painstaking surveys of more recent work, and digests of archival and online resources. Crucially, the scope of the essays is global: they cover both Anglophone and non-Anglo…

Kritisches Lexikon zur deutschsprachigen Gegenwartsliteratur (KLG Online)

Literary Sciences Literature Encyclopedias, lexikons, handbooks Biographical data

KLG is a basic reference work for studying modern German-language literature. The Lexikon includes articles on over 750 authors and their main works that were published or became influential after 1945. Each article includes a short biography (biogram), a list of literary awards, an extensive essay with analysis and interpretation of the author…

Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity (Brill)

Social Sciences and Humanities Linguistics Classical Studies Encyclopedias, lexikons, handbooks

Brill’s Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity (LGGA) serves as the first point of reference for information on the ancient grammarians for scholars of Greek and Latin antiquity, in particular for research into the history of philology, grammar and ancient scholarship.

Literature Resource Center (LRC)

Linguistics Literary Sciences Literature Encyclopedias, lexikons, handbooks Biographical data Electronic scholarly and professional journals

The Literature Resource Center is used to search for scientific literature and full-text articles in the fields of literary sciences, biographical and critical essays on authors, bibliographies and contents of works, select websites, and portraits.

LRC includes full-text articles from over 475 scientific journals and full-texts from over 420 refe…

Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart (MGG Online)

Musicology Encyclopedias, lexikons, handbooks

MGG Online is a comprehensive German music encyclopedia consisting of over 19,000 articles written by 3,500 authors covering almost every aspect of music and its history. It features the complete second edition of Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart (MGG) along with regularly updated and newly written articles. MGG’s widely reputed and tho…

Oxford Bibliographies

Social Sciences and Humanities Encyclopedias, lexikons, handbooks

Oxford Bibliographies is a online recommendation service that provides you with original scholarly content used and trusted by professional researchers worldwide. Database provides a convenient and comprehensive introduction to the essential body of literature that has shaped scholarly thought. At the click of a mouse, you have 24/7 access to…

Oxford Handbooks Online

Social Sciences and Humanities Natural Sciences and Technology Scientific Publications Encyclopedias, lexikons, handbooks Electronic Books

Oxford Handbooks Online is an outstanding collection of the best Handbooks areas across many different subject areas. One of the most prestigious and successful strands of Oxford’s scholarly publishing, the Handbook series contains in-depth, high-level articles by scholars at the top of their field.

Oxford Handbooks Online is guid…

Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Multidisciplinary Fields Literary Sciences Law Encyclopedias, lexikons, handbooks

The Oxford Research Encyclopedias offer full text academic encyclopedia articles from subject-based encyclopedias covering climate science, communications, criminology,  economics and finance, education, environmental science, global public health, history, international studies, linguistics, literature, planetary science, politics, psycholog…

RILM Music Encyclopedias

Musicology Encyclopedias, lexikons, handbooks Dictionaries Biographical data

RILM Music Encyclopedias is a collection of over 60 encyclopedias in full text, comprising more than 300,000 entries and including volumes published between 1775 and the present. The content of this extensive multilingual collection spans the most important fields and subject areas of historical musicology, ethnomusicology, and theory, on topics r…

ScienceDirect

Social Sciences and Humanities Natural Sciences and Technology Encyclopedias, lexikons, handbooks Electronic scholarly and professional journals Electronic scholarly and professional books

ScienceDirect is a collection by a world leading e-journal publisher - Elsevier. Coverage includes all scientific fields with an emphasis on natural sciences, technology and medicine. Users of the University of Ljubljana have access to journals from the so-called Freedom Collection, containing almost all of the journals of the ScienceDirect servic…

Springer Protocols

Natural Sciences and Technology Encyclopedias, lexikons, handbooks

Springer Protocols is a collection of more than 40,000 full-text articles with detailed descriptions of laboratory protocols of tested and reliable analysis methods in the fields of natural and biomedical sciences including biochemistry, biotechnology, cell biology, bioinformatics, genetics, immunology, radiology, microbiology, molecular medicine,…

Taylor and Francis Online

Social Sciences and Humanities Natural Sciences and Technology Medicine Encyclopedias, lexikons, handbooks Electronic scholarly and professional journals

Taylor and Francis Online is a multidisciplinary collection by the publisher of the same name that allows searching and reading full-text articles from more than 2.000 journals. The journals cover the fields of library and information sciences, economics, veterinary medicine, religion, art, construction industry, architecture, politology, edu…

The New Pauly Online (Brill)

Social Sciences and Humanities Classical Studies Encyclopedias, lexikons, handbooks

Brill´s New Pauly Online is the English edition of the authoritative Der Neue Pauly Online, published by Verlag J.B. Metzler since 1996. The encyclopaedic coverage and high academic standard of the work, the interdisciplinary and contemporary approach and clear and accessible presentation have made the New Pauly the unriv…