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Reference Resources at IU Southeast
American Decades This link opens in a new window
Reference resource that provides information about contemporary American social history, from 1900-1999.
Encyclopedia of American Social History
The 180 essays in these three volumes highlight the processes and the people of the American social structure.
Available in Reference HN57 .E58 1993
Oxford English Dictionary (OED) This link opens in a new window
The OED covers words from across the English-speaking world, from North America to South Africa, from Australia and New Zealand to the Caribbean. It also offers the best in etymological analysis and in listing of variant spellings, and it shows pronunciation using the International Phonetic Alphabet.
Reference Works in Gale Ebooks (formerly Gale Virtual Reference Library)
A subcollection of American history reference titles on the Gale Virtual Reference platform.
Working Americans, 1880-2005
A look at what kind of work Americans did, the homes they lived in, the goods they bought, the entertainment they sought, and the society and history that shaped their world.
Available in the Reference Collection HD8066 .D47 2000