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Comprehensive Online Dictionary for Yiddish to English

“Including over 37,000 entries compiled by a team of Yiddish linguists, Comprehensive Yiddish-English Dictionary surpasses its predecessors in the number of words and rich selection of idioms, examples of usage, and coverage of stylistic levels and dialect forms. Entries include words for standard and literary as well as contemporary colloquial and conversational usage and a … Continue reading

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Introducing a New and Expanded Franklin!

During the week of June 22nd, the Libraries will introduce a new, expanded Franklin interface called Franklin:Discovery! ¬†Franklin:Discovery will provide access to the resources you expect to find in the familiar Franklin catalog, but will also allow you to search for and retrieve the full text of articles published in scholarly journal articles, magazines, newspapers, … Continue reading

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

This reference provides coverage of the institutions, religion, politics, and culture in Muslim societies throughout the world. Beginning in the sixth century and extending to the present day, the Encyclopedia covers Muslims in the Arab heartland as well as South and Southeast Asia, Europe, and the Americas. (See http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017/118055.) Continue reading