This is an excellent, scholarly alternative to Wikipedia. It allows you to search back-of-the-book indexes and article titles in thousands of reference books owned by Camden-Carroll Library. If it is an e-book you can access it. If it is a print book you can find its call number and then the volume and page numbers for your topic.
Selected E-Book Encyclopedias
Encyclopedia of Social Work - 2008Considered the cornerstone of reference in its field. Comprehensive in coverage and international in scope, the Encyclopedia is a valuable resource to social work practitioners, scholars, and students.
Encyclopedia of Social Work with Groups - 2014The book covers all aspects of social work with groups: including its history, values, major models, approaches and methods, education, research, journals, phases of development, working with specific populations and ages.
Encyclopedia of Aging - 2002Encompasses all aspects of aging, covering a variety of disciplines including biology, medicine, economics, law psychology, sociology and history, and also explores related issues such as religion, spirituality, and ethics.
Encyclopedia of Gerontology - 2007Aging is a complex process of change involving influences of a biological, behavioral, social, and environmental nature, all of which are explored in the context of this encyclopedia.
Encyclopedia of Psychological Trauma - 2008This is an authoritative reference on the scientific evidence, clinical practice guidelines, and social issues addressed within the field of trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder.
ISBN: 9780470110065 eISBN: 9780470386156
Encyclopedia of Social Deviance -- 2014Drawing contributions from across the social and behavioral sciences, including sociology, anthropology, criminology, politics, psychology, and religion, this work introduces readers to the lively field of rule-making and rebellion that strikes at the core of what it means to be an individual living in a social world.
ISBN: 9781452240336 eISBN: 9781483340463
Sexually Transmitted Disease - 2014Investigates the spectrum of sexually transmitted diseases and related topics and issues, describing their microscopic origins, the chronology of research and medical treatment, the body parts affected, and the modern-day methods of diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of spread.
Sociology of Work - 2013Discusses the simple act of going to work every day and examines why it is an integral part of all societies across the globe. Covers curricular subjects that addresses why we work, ranging from business and management to anthropology, sociology, social history, psychology, politics, economics, and health.