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Synonyms for encyclopedia

a reference work (often in several volumes) containing articles on various topics (often arranged in alphabetical order) dealing with the entire range of human knowledge or with some particular specialty

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The encyclopaedias are not restricted to judges and lawyers, but are open to viewing by ministries and the public, both in Qatar and abroad.
The encyclopaedia project was begun by the SJC in December, 2009, and work on six encyclopaedias has been ongoing for over two years.
It is considered as one of the most scholarly of encyclopaedias.
To cater for this deficiency, Sheikh Niaz Ahmad of Sheikh Ghulam Ali & Sons, one of the oldest printers and publishers, has published Urdu Jaamia Encyclopaedia, the third volume of which shall be reviewed here.
It is widely regarded as the most scholarly of encyclopaedias.
a troubling difference between Wikipedia and other encyclopaedias lies in the absence of editors and authors who will accept responsibility for the accuracy and quality of their articles.
And yet, the authors of the entry assert the tedium, the perfect regularity, the precision of their ideal of an encyclopedic work: "The permanent value of encyclopaedias depends on the proportion of exact and precise facts they contain and on their systematic regularity" (9:377).
and the eleventh edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica.
By doing this, not only can netcyclo remain impartial (with no monetary influences by companies) but also accessible to all - unlike many large encyclopaedias, which now charge for access certain areas.
But there are plenty of other, better-known and well established internet encyclopaedias out there.
Mr Darren Latuske diagnosed his own brain tumour after reading a set of encyclopaedias his mother had lying around the house as part of her job as a sales rep for Encyclopaedia Britannica.
And all the knowledge had come from my reading encyclopaedias and other factual books.
Because his mum sells encyclopaedias - and without them he might never have known he had a brain tumour.
I flicked through mum's encyclopaedias to see if I could find anything which matched my symptoms.
This was followed by a number of specialized encyclopaedias.