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University of Wollongong Australia

Finding Information

How to find information for your assessments, and how to get the most out of your sources once you've found them.

Dictionaries & other resources

What you can learn from this page:

  • Find out what other material is held by the Library.
  • How to find other material using SEARCH.
  • How to access online dictionaries, thesauri & encyclopedias.

Dictionaries, thesauri & encyclopedias

Here's a list of popular dictionaries, thesauri and encyclopedias from our online collection. (Don't forget about Wiktionary and Wikipedia.)

Our collection also includes:

  • archival material
  • audio recordings (CDs)
  • charts & posters
  • flash cards
  • games
  • kits (boxes filled with like objects)
  • maps
  • music scores
  • realia (real life things used for instruction)
  • software
  • toys
  • video recordings (DVDs)

You can find these items using SEARCH. Look under Source Type and select the type of item you're after.

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