Friday, November 13, 2009

Great New Encyclopedias

When you think of reference books, you probably think of things like a basic dictionary and the Encyclopaedia Britannica, right? But the Reference Department has thousands of titles, so we’d like to introduce you to some of them. Here are 10 of the newest or oddest encyclopedias in our collection!

The Anime Encyclopedia: A guide to Japanese animation since 1977 (2006), Ref 791.43 C591

The Atlantis Encyclopedia (2005), Ref 001.94 J774

The DC Comics Encyclopedia: The definitive guide to the characters of the DC universe (2008), Ref 741.5 D339

The Encyclopedia of Civil War Medicine (2008), Ref 973.7 Sc76

The Encyclopedia of Crime Scene Investigation (2008), Ref 363.25 En19

The Encyclopedia of Dead Rock Stars: Heroin, handguns, and ham sandwiches (2008), Ref 782.42 Si47

The Encyclopedia of Sixties Cool: A celebration of the grooviest people, events, and artifacts of the 1960’s (2007), Ref 920.02 St872

Encyclopedia of Stress (1999), Ref 155.9 M179

The New Encyclopedia of Flower Remedies: The definitive practical guide to all flower remedies, their making and uses (2007), Ref 615.321 H262

Science in the Ancient World: An encyclopedia (2004), Ref 509.303 L446

Come in to take a peek at these great titles, or check the library’s catalog to find out if we have any other encyclopedias you might be like.