Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.


Reference Resources (online and print)

Gale Virtual Reference Library Quick Search


To search the catalog for all the available History subject encyclopedias and dictionaries in the Reference collection:

  • 1) choose the UMBC catalog link on the Library homepage
    2) set the first line search to SUBJECT = History
    3) set the second line search to Title = encyclopedia or dictionary or atlas or handbook
    4) use the third line search for additional keywords to narrow search if desired (renaissance, medieval, civil war, etc.)
    5) set LOCATION = Reference

  • Individual titles can have holdings in print, online, or both. A representative list, with full-text links and REF call numbers includes: