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Reference Sources
Internet Resources and Websites
Print Resources
Online books
Online Reference Sources


Encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and other reference works available in print or online.

Contemporary quotations, compiled by James B. Simpson. Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
PN6081 .S47 Reference, 1st floor


Familiar quotations; a collection of passages, phrases, and proverbs traced to their sources in ancient and modern literature, by John Bartlett. Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
PN6081 .B27 1992 Reference, 1st floor


Magill's quotations in context, edited by Frank N. Magill; associate editor: Tench Francis Tilghman. Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
PN6081 .M29 1965 Reference, 1st floor


Random House Webster's quotationary / Leonard Roy Frank, editor. Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
PN6081 .R29 1999 Reference, 1st floor


The concise Columbia dictionary of quotations / Robert Andrews. Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
PN6081 .A653 1989 Reference, 1st floor


The home book of quotations, classical and modern/ Stevenson, Burton Egbert, 1872-1962. Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
PN6081 .S73 1967 Reference, 1st floor


The Macmillan book of proverbs, maxims, and famous phrases. / Stevenson, Burton Egbert, 1872-1962. Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
PN6405 .S8 1968 Reference, 1st floor


The Oxford dictionary of quotations / edited by Elizabeth Knowles. Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
PN6080 .O95 1999 Reference, 1st floor


The Penguin dictionary of quotations / J.M. and M.J. Cohen. Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
PN6081 .C55 Reference, 1st floor


Thesaurus of quotations, edited by Edmund Fuller. A new classified collection of the best quotations from ancient times to the present day Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
PN6081 .F8 Reference, 1st floor


Resources freely available on the Internet.

Cyber-Nation's Quotations Page Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Web site containining quotations, compiled and collected from 1997-2003, from various sources such as books, tapes, newspapers, magazines, and the Internet. Organized by broad subject listing.


Famous Quotes and Authors Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
This web site's mission is to introduce people to quotations and sayings by famous people from the past and the present. A non profit project created for informational and educational purposes.


International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions - Quotations about Libraries and Librarians: Subject List Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Subject-specific browseable list of quotations about libraries and librarians, compiled by IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions )


Michael Moncur's Quotations Page Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The oldest quotation web site on the World Wide Web. Established in 1994, they have over 26,000 quotations online from over 3,100 authors, and more are added daily.


Steve Spanoudis' Quotations Home Page Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The collections presented here contain thousands of quotations drawn from hundreds of sources. The content is aimed at, and is appropriate for, a wide audience. Browseable by subject and alphabetical by author.


Susan Brumbaugh's Quotations Archive Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The Quotations Archive is a comprehensive, searchable database of general purpose quotations. Visitors to the web site can browse through quotations by subject, alphabetically by author, or they can use the search engine to generate a listing of quotations containing selected keywords or by a certain author.


Print resources available in the CSI LIbrary.

Book of wisdom : quotations / from Alfred R. Globus. Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
PN6081 .G54 1995 Regular loan, 3rd floor


Queer quotes : on coming out and culture, love and lust, politics and pride and much more / edited by Teresa Theophano. Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
PN6084 .G35 Q45 2004 Regular loan, 3rd floor


Quotations from Chairman Bill; the best of Wm. F. Buckley Jr. Compiled by David Franke. Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
E743 .B78 Regular loan, 3rd floor


Quotations from Chairman Jesus, by David Kirk. With a foreword by Daniel Berrigan. Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
BT306 .K5 Regular loan, 3rd floor


Quotations from Chairman LBJ. Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
E847 .A255 Regular loan, 3rd floor


Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-tung. Edited and with an introductory essay and notes by Stuart R. Schram. Foreword by A. Doak Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
DS778.M3 A31353 1967b Regular loan, 3rd floor



Barbed quotes [online] : mudslinging, backstabbing, and celebrity dirt dishing / compiled by Colin M. Jarman. Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Electronic book provided by EBSCO e-books


Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 1919 Edition Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
This tenth edition of 1919 contains over 11,000 searchable quotations and was the first new edition of John Bartlett?s corpus to be published after his death in 1905?the new editor, however, choosing more to supplement than revise the work of the first name in quotations.


Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations Requested from the Congressional Research Service/ Edited by Suzy Platt Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The 2,100 entries in this eminently researched collection form the constellation of collected wisdom in American political debate. In fulfilling decades of requests from Members of Congress for citation of quotations, the Library of Congress compiled the most frequently asked questions of the legislature for the edification of every citizen.


Simpson's Contemporary Quotations, 1988 Edition Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
With over 9,000 quotations from 4,000 sources organized into 25 categories and 60 sections, this comprehensive reference work contains words of wit and wisdom from such modern notables as Ezra Pound, Henry Kissinger, George Orwell, Dorothy Parker, and Desmond Tutu.


The Columbia World of Quotations/Edited by Robert Andrews, Mary Biggs, and Michael Seidel Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The 65,000 essential quotations that constitute this authoritative collection represent the research of 154 experts. Entries from more than 5,000 authors and speakers are multiply classified into 6,500 subjects


Encyclopedias, dictionaries, and handbooks available online.

Historical Dictionary of Quotations in Cognitive Science: A Treasury of Quotations in Psychology, Philosophy, and Artificial Intelligence. Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Offered through a subscription of Gale Virtual Reference, this reference title contains over 450 distinguished quotations. Focuses on the best thinking in the disciplines of psychology, philosophy, and artificial intelligence, from the classical period of Greece to contemporary cognitive science.


Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Offered through a subscription of Oxford Reference Online, this volume offers a stimulating picture of American culture and life. Up-to-date and thoroughly researched, the Dictionary covers more than five hundred topics, giving readers a nutshell history of what great (and not-so-great) Americans had to say about each one. This thoughtfully laid out compilation represents Americans ranging from the famous to the infamous, and from the distant as well as recent past, from George Abbott to Fran Lebowitz to Frank Zappa and numerous personalities, presidents, and analysts.


The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Offered through a subscription of Oxford Reference Online, this fascinating collection contains over 9,000 diverse quotations from over 2,400 authors. Ranging from historical and literary quotations to the recent sayings of public figures, this book is a browser?s delight, an inspiration for speechmakers, and an invaluable reference tool.


The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Offered through a subscription of Oxford Reference Online, this up-to-date collection offers a vivid picture both of the world today, and of the landmark events and key voices leading to it. From Scott's Antarctic Expedition in 1912 to the attack on the World Trade Centre in 2001, it charts watersheds such as two World Wars as well as the ebbs and flows of popular culture. Containing over 5,000 quotations from authors as diverse as Elizabeth Arden, Billy Connolly, Bertolt Brecht, Linda Evangelista, Eddie Izzard, Alison Lurie, Carl Sagan, William Shatner, and Desmond Tutu, the dictionary is author-organized with generous cross-referencing. Special categories for film taglines and cartoon captions have been added to accompany misquotations, official advice, newspaper headlines, and many more. Informative and entertaining, this book is a vital part of the modern reference shelf, perfectly designed to answer the questions, ?Who said that...and when...and why??


The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Offered through a subscription of Oxford Reference Online, with quotations covering people and events from Cleopatra to J. K. Rowling, and the battle of Marathon to the Hutton Inquiry. Special sections bring together categories such as Misquotations and Film lines.


The Oxford Dictionary of Scientific Quotations Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Offered through a subscription of Oxford Reference Online, the original words announcing great scientific discoveries, from the first "Eureka! " to the cloning of Dolly the sheep, can all be found in this dictionary. Put together over 15 years with the assistance of a distinguished team of specialist advisers, it includes full author descriptions and exact sources. Scholarly but accessible, it presents the human face of science, as scientists reflect on achievements and failures in their own lives and those of others. Darwin describes natural selection and assesses the pros and cons of marriage; James Clerk Maxwell constructs an electric but poetic Valentine as well as his ?demon?. In this book you can find out who believed that ?Science and everyday life cannot and should not be separate?, and who liked to ask what he would do if he were ?a carbon atom or a sodium atom?.


World War II: An Encyclopedia of Quotations Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Offered through a subscription of Gale Virtual Reference, this all-encompassing book contains more than a thousand quotations. Covering all aspects of the war, the volume includes more than 300 individuals from the Allies, the Axis, and the neutra


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