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Connexipedia: The Connexions Social Justice Encyclopedia
More than 1,000 articles on activism, radicalism, resistance, solidarity, social justice, events, movements, organizations, and people.
A Dictionary of Marxist Thought
Bottomore, Tom
The Dictionary of the Turtle
Online reference work.
Encyclopedia of Trotskyism Online
Documents on the history of Trotskyism and the Fourth International.
An encyclopedic-like section containing definitions and descriptions of organizations, people and things related to activism.

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Canadian Film Encyclopedia
Currently, the CFE includes over 750 film title, biographical and subject entries, covering some of Canada’s foremost historical and modern films and filmmakers. The film title entries include plot su...
Does Wikipedia Suck?
Weir, Rob
Students were told to pick a concept, theory, or individual central to their paper, read the matching Wikipedia entry, and assess how useful it is for their research.
Encycloedia Britannica Eleventh Edition
A 29-volume reference work, developed during the encyclopaedia's transition from a British to an American publication. Some of its articles were written by the best-known scholars of the time.
Encyclopedia of Religion and Society
Swatos Jr., William H.
The sacred and profane continue to interface, conflict, and intermingle in novel ways. The Encyclopedia of Religion and Society provides a guide map for these developments. From succinct, brief notes ...
The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan
These are the stories of Saskatchewan, "kisiskatchewan," the land of the swiftly flowing river, so named by its First Peoples. From the earliest evidence of humans in Saskatchewan over 11,000 years ag...
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Odia Wikipedia Set to Celebrate 13 Years of Volunteer Contributions
Panigrahi, Subhashish
Odia Wikipedia, one of the first of several Indian language Wikipedia projects, is ready to celebrate 13 years of free knowledge contribution on June 3.
The Oxford Companion to Canadian History
Hallowell, Gerald (ed.)
Here are the basic details of the main events, institutions, places, and people in Canada's past. The topics appear to be politics, economy, education, religion, law, medicine, science, transportation...
The Oxford Guide to Library Research - Review
An excellent guide to doing research, explaining research methods and strategies and their strengths and weaknesses of. See review in Sources Select Resources.
Scholarpedia is a peer-reviewed encyclopedia written by the leading experts in their respective fields. It does not publish "research" or "position" papers, but rather "living reviews" that will be ma...

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Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Free online encyclopedia.