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Dictionaries & Thesauri

A resource guide to Queens Libraries dictionary and thesauri reference resources.

Print Dictionaries & Thesauri

English language print dictionaries can be found in the call number section PE1625 - 1628.  Featured titles located in the Reference collection of Stauffer Library include: 

Oxford English Dictionary
REF PE1625.O87 1989t (20 volumes)
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
REF PE1628 .L58 2009

Random House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
REF PE1625.R3 2001

Random House Webster's Dictionary of American English
REF PE1628.R2943 1997
Roget's International Thesaurus
REF PE1591 .R73 2001

Webster's Third New International Dictionary
REF PE1625.W36 1986

Country specific dictionaries, dialects, slang dictionaries, etc, can be found in the call number section  PE1628- 3729. Examples include:

Canadian Oxford Dictionary
REF PE3235.C36 2004

The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language
REF PE1628 .A623 2000
The New Oxford American dictionary
REF PE1628 .N429 2001

A Dictionary of Australian Colloquialisms
REF PE3601.Z5W5 1996
Green's Dictionary of Slang
PE3721 .G677 2010 (3 volumes.)

Online Dictionaries & Reference Sources