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Chicago Manual of Style **:
The Chicago Manual of Style Online provides recommendations on editorial style and publishing practices. The online reference covers the 16th and 15th editions.

Credo Literati **(Linked):
Use Credo Literati to search through major reference sources such as online dictionaries, encyclopedias, biographies, quotations, and bilingual dictionaries. In addition to Literati resources, content pages also include news, images, videos, links to full-text articles and other resources in EBSCO, JSTOR, Gale Cengage and Google Books. It even has a crossword solver and measurement conversions.

Deutsches Wöerterbuch **:
Deutsches Wörterbuch is one of the most important etymological dictionaries of the German language. The title, literally translated to English, means "German dictionary." It was started by the Grimm Brothers in 1838.

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th edition (DSM-5) **:
DSM-5 is used by health professionals, social workers,and forensic and legal specialists to diagnose and classify mental disorders by concise and explicit criteria.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia **:
This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

Gale Virtual Reference Library **:
A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

History Reference Center **:
History Reference Center offers full text from more than 1,000 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, cover to cover full text for 60 history magazines, 58,000 historical documents, 43,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 12,000 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.

Literary Reference Center **:
A comprehensive database that provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. Literary Reference Center is a full text database that combines information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals as well as original content from EBSCO Publishing. Includes MasterPlots.

Milestone Documents in African American History **:
Contains the full text of primary source documents with in-depth analysis. Documents are reprinted as they originally appeared. 

Oxford English Dictionary **:
Contains the complete text of the OED's twenty-volume Second Edition and three-volume Additions.

Oxford Reference **:
Find a wealth of facts, figures, timelines, definitions, and translations from 308 academic reference titles. More than 9 million entries include in-depth, scholarly articles and 13,000 quotations.