Remember the Reference Section (2): All sorts of dictionaries

41DKN2ZRENL._SL500_AA300_Did you know that the reference section (round the corner from the self-issue alcove) has lots of different kinds of dictionaries? Don’t assume that dictionaries are just for languages! Here are some highlights…

Dictionary of Theories – 031 DIC

Ruffner’s Allusions – Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical – 082 DIC/ALL(RUF)

A Dictionary of Dates – 082 DIC/DAT(OXF)

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms – 082 DIC/LIT(OXF)

The New Fontana Dictionary of Modern Thought – 082 DIC/MOD(FON)

The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy – 082 DIC/PHI(OXF)

Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase and Fable – 082 DIC/PHR(BRE)

A Dictionary of Science – 082 DIC/SCI(OXF)

A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units – 082 DIC/WEI(OXF)

A Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory – 803 CUD

The Oxford Dictionary of the World – 910.3 OXF

The Palgrave Macmillan Dictionary of Women’s Biography – 920.72 DIC

And don’t forget all the dictionaries of quotations in the last reference section blog post.



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