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Dictionaries & Encyclopedias: Databases

Accessing the Databases

NEW: All STCC students, faculty, & staff are now automatically registered in the library system! 

When accessing the databases from off campus, you will be prompted to sign in.

USERNAME  Students can login with Student ID;  Faculty & Staff should login with library barcode.
PASSWORD - Last name in all CAPS

If you are unsuccessful logging in, see libguides.stcc.edu/LoginSupport

Credo Reference

Access to hundreds reference titles, including encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, and atlases in all major subjects. Also, Credo Reference offers a visual map of research using their Concept Map in addition to other tools.

Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia

Provides thousands of encyclopedia entries covering a variety of subject areas, including some images and brief biographies.

Your Dictionary

YourDictionary is more than a dictionary. It's a comprehensive reference site with synonyms, sentence examples, quotes, biographies, and an amazing collection of grammar-related articles and education resources for students, teachers, parents and homeschoolers.

Combined Searching

WorldCat lets you search the bibliographic records for books and other materials in thousands of libraries worldwide.