Reference Works

Reference Works

Selection of reference works centrally licensed by the Max Planck Digital Library
  • Encyclopedia Britannica Online
    The Encyclopedia Britannica Online delivers fast and easy access to high-quality, comprehensive information.

  • Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (CRC)
    The CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (HBCP), updated annualy, provides broad coverage of all types of physical science data commonly encountered by scientists and engineers. It consists of tables of data and current international recommendations on nomenclature, symbols and units.

  • Oxford English Dictionary
    The Oxford English Dictionary is a guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words.

    Various dictionaries are available

  • Thieme RÖMPP Online
    The ROEMPP is a German language encyclopedia covering chemistry and related topics. Founded by Dr. Hermann Römpp in 1947, the online version today provides reliable and regularly updated entries for more than 64,000 chemical terms.

  • Wiley Encyclopedia of Life Sciences
    Spanning the entire spectrum of life sciences, the Encyclopedia of Life Sciences features more than 3,900 specially commissioned and peer-reviewed articles.

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