Question: Where can I find dictionaries?


Many online dictionaries and thesauri are listed under Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and Directories on the Articles & Databases page. This list is a mix of subscription resources (e.g., the Oxford English Dictionary Online) and free resources. Print dictionaries in several languages may be found in the first floor reference center in Bobst Library. You can also search BobCat to find specialized dictionaries or grammar guides.

General call number ranges for language dictionaries are as follows:

  • English PE1625-1630
  • Old English PE279
  • Oxford English Dictionary PE1625.O87
  • English Thesaurus PE1591
  • Arabic PJ6640
  • Chinese PL1420-1455
  • Dutch PF625-640
  • French PC2625-2640
  • German PF3625-3640
  • Greek-Classical PA445
  • Greek-Modern PA1139
  • Hebrew PJ4830-4833
  • Hindi PK1936
  • Italian PC1625-1640
  • Japanese PL675-679
  • Korean PL937
  • Latin PA2365
  • Persian PK6375-6379
  • Portuguese PC5327-5333
  • Russian PG2625-2640
  • Spanish PC4625-4640
  • Turkish PL191
  • Urdu PK1976
  • Danish PD3640

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