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English Literature: Books & Dictionaries

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Oxford English Dictionary

According to the Oxford University Press, "Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present."

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E-Book (References)

E-Book databases

Our E-book collections offer many references, dictionaries, and handbooks.

When you enter LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES, you can specify the disciplinary areas.

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Recommended Online Dictionaries

Credo Reference

Credo gives you opportunities to think about a term, concept, theory and/or name, in relation to other words.

Try Shakespeare to see what you can get.

CBU English links

Explore the homepage for the CBU Languages and Letters department, as well as their blog to find out about current events and news in the department.

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