Digital Library‎ > ‎

Dictionaries, Encyclopedias and Other Reference Materials

Browse below for sample reviews and full texts for FREE

Bookmark this page because it will soon be full of FREE references

Recent Announcements

  • The New Oxford Picture Dictionary Click Here to Download The New Oxford Picture DictionaryPublication Information:Title: The New Oxford Picture DictionaryAuthor: E. C. ParnwellPublisher: Oxford University PressPlace of Publication: New YorkDate of Publication: 1988ReviewThough The Oxford Picture Dictionary has seen several editions since this, some sections in this edition are indispensable such as “School Verbs” and “Restaurant Verbs”. Other sections are still there in later editions like “Family” and “Sports”. The lexical items in this dictionary are categorized topic-wise. It is a full-color edition and on every page you find pictures related to a topic or place (as occupations or school) and the words used to refer to them. This old edition’s advantage over later ...
    Posted Jun 4, 2016, 1:34 AM by Muayad Jajo
  • The Mythical Zoo Click Here to Download The Mythical ZooPublication Information:Title: The Mythical ZooAuthor: Boria SaxPublisher: ABC-ClioPlace of Publication: Santa BarbaraYear of Publication: 2001ReviewThis encyclopedia examines the significance of animals that appear in world myth, legend and literature. It is one of a few collection of books written on animals in literature and could be a valuable source for students writing research papers on animal symbolism.(Reviewed by Dr. Dr. Muayad Jajo)Back to the Digital Library Home Page of the English Department
    Posted Jun 3, 2016, 6:49 AM by Muayad Jajo
  • 101 American English Proverbs Click Here to Download 101 American English ProverbsPublication Information:Title: 101 American English Proverbs Author: Harry Collis Publisher: Passport BooksPlace of Publication: Illinois Date of Publication: 1992 Review This is an interesting and very useful collection of proverbs and sayings that are commonly used in conversation by Americans. On each page of the book, you find the meaning of a proverb, a short dialogue the shows the proverb in context and a caricature drawn by Mario Risso graphically illustrating the proverb.(Reviewed by Dr. Muayad Jajo)Go Back to the Digital Library Home Page of the Department of English
    Posted Jun 3, 2016, 5:27 AM by Muayad Jajo
  • The World's Funniest Proverbs Click here to download The World's Funniest ProverbsReviewJames Alexander has compiled this collection of funny sayings from around the world, covering a wide range of topics including money, marriage, life and friendship.  There's even an interesting section on "PC Proverbs" where you can find such nice proverb parodies like "Don't byte off more than you can view."(Reviewed by Dr. Dr. Muayad Jajo)Go Back to the Digital Library Home Page of the Department of English
    Posted Jun 3, 2016, 5:08 AM by Muayad Jajo
  • One-Page Dictionary Click here to Download One-Page DictionaryReviewAll the English dictionary in a single page. No word meanings are provided, but this is a very useful source to use when you want to know if a word in there in English or not. All you have to do to look up a word is press Control + F on your keyboard, type the word you are searching for and hit Enter. If the word is there, it will be selected.(Reviewed by Dr. Muayad Jajo)Go Back to the Digital Library Home Page of the Department of English
    Posted Jun 3, 2016, 5:09 AM by Muayad Jajo
Showing posts 1 - 5 of 5. View more »