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On the Internet a high number of encyclopedias and dictionaries related to various disciplines are available. This web page contains a list of those encyclopedias and dictionaries which are the most prestigious in the respective disciplines.

 Dictionary of Units

Dictionary of measuring units which are used all over the world.
Producer:
 University of Exeter
Resource type: Natural sciences, technology sciences

 Atmospheric Chemistry Glossary

Monolingual dictionary of atmospheric chemistry.
Producer: Sam Houston State University
Resource type: Natural sciences, chemistry

 NIST

Dictionary of algorithms, data structures, programming techniques and other similar topics.
Producer: NIST
Resource type: Technology sciences, mathematics, information technology

Global Change Master Directory

Dictionary of terms from ecology and environmental protection including related documents.
Producer:
 NASA
Resource type: Natural sciences, ecology, Earth sciences

Glossary of Environmental Economics Terms

Electronic dictionary of economic terms related to environmental protection.
Producer: Wilfrid Laurier University
Resource type: Natural sciences, social sciences and humanities

 PRIME

Encyclopedia of mathematic terms.
Producer: Math Academic Online
Resource type: Technology sciences, mathematics

 Mathematic Glossary

Monolingual dictionary from the field of mathematics.
Producer: University of Regina
Resource type: Technology sciences, mathematics

MathWorld

Extensive mathematic encyclopedia divided into 11 subsections.
Producer: Wolfram Research Inc.
Resource type: Technology sciences, mathematics

 Online Dictionary of Combinatorics

Electronic encyclopedia for the field of combinatorics.
Producer: Southern Connecticut State University
Resource type: Technology sciences, mathematics

Math Resources and Online Tools

Online resources for the field of mathematics. It’s also include the Online Tools collection, where are different types of calculators and tools for mathematical calculations available.
Producer: Australian Help
Resource type: Technology sciences, mathematics

 Math Resources

Online resources for the field of mathematics (history, books, software, calculators, test and quizzes).
Producer: Essay Roo
esource type: Technology sciences, mathematics

 Visible Earth

Picture encyclopedia of various fields, particularly of natural sciences.
Producer: NASA
Resource type: Natural sciences

 AmosWeb Glossarama

Dictionary of terms used in economics
Producer: AmosWeb LLC
Resource type: Social sciences and humanities, economics

Composites / Plastics

In the dictionary various composite materials are described.
Producer:
 CRC Press LLC
Resource type: Technology sciences

 Filmland

Electronic dictionary of terms from the field of film, audio and video.
Producer:
 TriJet Production
Resource type: Technology sciences

 Dictionary of Metal Terminology

Dictionary of terms from the field of metallurgy, mining and processing of metals and related disciplines.
Producer:
 MetalMart International, Inc.
Resource type: Natural sciences, technology sciences, metallurgy, iron and steel industry

 Dictionary of Mining, Mineral and Related Terms

Monolingual dictionary of minerals and mining.
Producer:
 U.S. Geological Survey
Resource type: Natural sciences, Earth sciences

 FOLDOC

Monolingual dictionary which contains terms from the complete field of information technology
Producer:
 Department of Computing, Imperial College London
Resource type: Technology sciences, computer science

 Glossary of Congressional and Legislative Terms

Monolingual dictionary of terms used in political science and in economic sciences.
Producer:
 TheCapitol.net
Resource type: Social sciences and humanities, economics

 Glossary of Economic Terms

Information resource which contains terms used in all fields of economics.
Producer:
 Economics Web Institute
Resource type: Social sciences and humanities, economics

 Investopedia

Dictionary containing more than 4,500 terms used in finances and investments.
Producer:
 Equade Internet Ltd.
Resource type: Social sciences and humanities, economics

 Teltarif.de

Lexicon of German terms used in telecommunication
Producer:
 xdial Software GmbH
Resource type: Technology sciences, telecommunication

Minneapolis Fed’s Glossary

Monolingual dictionary of terms used in economics, above all in banking.
Producer:
 Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Resource type: Social sciences and humanities, economics

 Glasfaserinfo.de

Glossary of terms used in information technology, computer sciences, Internet and related fields.
Producer:
 Glasfaserinfo.de
Resource type: Technology sciences, computer science

 TERMITE

Dictionary of terms used in telecommunication.
Producer:
 UITU
Resource type: Technology sciences, computer science

WhatIs.com

The dictionary contains technical terms from the field of computer technology, information technology and the Internet.
Producer:
 TechTarget, Needham, Massachusetts, USA
Resource type: Technology sciences, computer science

 Wikipedia

General encyclopedia available on the Internet.
Producer:
 Wikipedia Foundation Inc.
Resource type: Multidisciplinary

 What is what

Czech general encyclopedia available on the Internet.
Producer:
 Optimus s.r.o.
Resource type: Multidisciplinary

 Energy Encyclopedia

Encyclopedia for the field of the energy industry and energy. A Czech source.
Producer:
 Simopt
Resource type: Technology sciences, energy industry

Laboratory Guide

This encyclopedia contains terms above all from chemistry and physics.
Producer:
 REMION
Resource type: Natural sciences, physics, chemistry

 Webopedia

Internet encyclopedia of terms from information technology.
Producer:
 JupiterMedia Corporation
Resource type: Technology sciences, computer sciences

 The World Factbook

This encyclopedia includes comprehensive information on all countries of the world.
Producer:
 CIA
Resource type: Natural sciences, social sciences and humanities

 The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Internet encyclopedia for the field of philosophy.
Producer: IEP
Resource type: Social sciences and humanities, philosophy, ethics

ODLIS

Monolingual dictionary for the field of information and library science.
Producer:
 Libraries Unlimited
Resource type: Technology sciences, social sciences and humanities

 NetLingo

Dictionary of terms for the field of computer science, informatics and Internet.
Producer:
 NetLingo
Resource type: Technology sciences, computer science

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Internet encyclopedia focusing on the field of philosophy.
Producer:
 Stanford University
Resource type: Social sciences and humanities, philosophy, ethics

 A Dictionary of Philosophical Terms and Names

Dictionary of terms and names from the field of philosophy.
Producer:
 Garth Kemerling
Resource type: Social sciences and humanities, philosophy, ethics

Biology online

Monolingual dictionary of terms from biology and related fields.
Producer:
 Biology-online.org
Resource type: Natural sciences, biology

 Terminologický slovník ÚZPI

Terminological dictionary of the Institute of Agricultural Economics and Information in Prague.
Producer:
 Institute of Agricultural Economics and Information
Resource type: Natural sciences, agriculture

 PhysLink.com Glossary

Dictionary of terms for the fields of physics and astronomy.
Producer:
 PhysLink.com
Resource type: Natural sciences, physics

 Getty Vocabularies

Thesaurus of the Getty Research Institute.
Producer:
 The Getty Research Institute
Resource type: Technology sciences, social sciences and humanities

 Slovníček.cz

Quality online dictionary compiler.
Producer:
 Google
Resource type: Dictionary, multidisciplinary

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