MEMS subject guide



Reference material

Online reference works

  • Oxford Reference Online: large collection of online reference works which can be searched singly or as a group. It includes subject and language dictionaries, thesauri, Who's Whos and biographical dictionaries.
  • Oxford English Dictionary (OED): the online version of the authoritative dictionary of English
  • Dictionary of National Biography: the online version of the major British biographical dictionary
  • Dictionary of Old English Web Corpus: online database consisting of at least one copy of every surviving Old English text, covering over 3 million words of Old English and ca 1 million words of Latin
  • Cambridge Companions to Literature and Classics: our subscription includes online Companions to: Chaucer, Christopher Marlowe, Spenser, Renaissance humanism, English literature 1500-1600, English renaissance drama, Medieval English theatre, Medieval romance, Old English literature and Medieval women's writing.

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