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English as a Second Language (ESL): Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Print and Web resources for ESL students and teachers

Oxford English Dictionary Word of the Day

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Helpful online dictionaries:

Dictionaries in Print

The Library owns a variety of English dictionaries to help you. Ask the librarians to help you find the right one. Here is a small sample of what the library has:

Library Online Encyclopedias

The Library subscribes to these online encyclopedias. You can use them when you are on-campus. If you are off-campus, you will need to log in.