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Media & Communication

Biographies

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

An illustrated collection of more than 60,000 specially written biographies of the men and women from around the world who shaped all aspects of Britain's past.

Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

From Albert Einstein to the Marx Brothers, this authoritative reference book provides biographies of men and women from different countries and cultures who have contributed to the thought as well as the action of the twentieth century.

Encyclopeadias

Oxford World Encyclopedia

This encyclopedia features concise entries providing essential information on a range of subjects, including world affairs, science and technology, the arts, modern and ancient history, religion, sports, and popular culture.

Online dictionaries

Oxford Reference Online

Dictionaries include:

  • A Dictionary of Film Studies
  • A Dictionary of Media and Communication
  • A Dictionary of Social Media