Dictionaries & Encyclopaedias
The library has a wide collection of dictionaries and encyclopaedias. Many of them are held in the Reference Area on the ground floor but some are shelved in the main library beside the relevant subject. To find the location of a dictionary or encyclopaedia search by Keyword in the Library Catalogue. E.g. dictionary religion or encyclopaedia education.
Please note that the different spellings of encyclopedia, encyclopaedia, encyclopedias, dictionaries will give different results
Oxford Music Online/Grove Music Online - brought to you by IReL
Full text of Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Grove Dictionary of Opera, Grove Dictionary of Jazz, Encyclopaedia of Popular Music, Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford Companion of Music.
Oxford Reference Online - brought to you by IReL
It includes English dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries (French, Spanish, German, Irish, Italian, Latin, Welsh) quotations, thesauruses, encyclopaedias etc.
- Leabharlann Teanga agus Foclóireachta - Ar an suíomh seo tá leaganacha inchuardaithe leictreonacha de English-Irish Dictionary (de Bhaldraithe, 1959) agus de Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla (Ó Dónaill, 1977), an dá fhoclóir atá mar phríomhfhoinsí tagartha ag pobal na teanga le breis is caoga bliain.
- Bunachar téarmaíochta - Is é seo an Bunachar Náisiúnta Téarmaíochta don Ghaeilge, arna fhorbairt ag Fiontar, DCU i gcomhar leis an gCoiste Téarmaíochta, Foras na Gaeilge.
- eDIL - The electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language (eDIL) is a digital edition of the complete contents of the Royal Irish Academy’s Dictionary of the Irish Language based mainly on Old and Middle Irish materials
Oxford Art Online /Grove Art - brought to you by University of Limerick Library
Full text of encyclopedia of Grove Art Online, also includes The Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopaedia of Aesthetics and Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art
Oxford Music Online/Grove Music Online- brought to you by IReL
The database includes fulltext of Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Grove Dictionary of Opera, Grove Dictionary of Jazz, Encyclopaedia of Popular Music, Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford Companion of Music.
UK/EIRE Reference Centre - brought to you by University of Limerick Library
The UK/EIRE Reference Centre combines British & Irish sources (magazines, newspapers, and reference books) with international sources to create the most complete collection of full-text research publications for UK/Irish public libraries. Magazine coverage includes full text of publications such as The Economist, New Statesman, PC Magazine, National Geographic and many more. Newspaper coverage includes full text of publications such as The Times (London) The Sun, The Daily Mail, The Birmingham Post, Irish Times, etc. In addition, this database provides thousands of photos, maps, and flags.