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Why use Dictionaries ?
Subject dictionaries can help with defining and understanding terminology common to the topic. A dictionary like Dictionary of Accounting, for instance, will focus solely on the subject of accounting and its vocabulary.
Subject dictionaries can provide short entries on an overall subject. For example, The Dictionary of Asian mythology contains an A-Z dictionary of mythologies of the Asian continent. Major characters, places and events of Asian mythology, as well as certain relevant themes and cultural traditions are included
When you are searching for dictionaries in the University of Akron Catalog:
- Add the word "dictionary" to your keyword search or
- Search by the subject field by entering the terms Encyclopedias and dictionaries.
Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions by Make sense of the complex world of health care with Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions, 10th Edition! This one-stop reference includes detailed entries that help you communicate more effectively with colleagues in various disciplines. With over 56,000 definitions, 2,450 photographs and line drawings, and supporting reference appendixes and atlases, it is an indispensable reference for students and professionals alike. Over 56,000 entries offer detailed definitions, as well as the latest information on pathophysiology, treatment and interventions, and nursing care. More than 2,450 color photographs and line drawings demonstrate and explain complex conditions and abstract concepts. Strict, common-sense alphabetical organization makes it easy to find key terms and definitions. Detailed appendixes provide you with useful information on lab values, symbols and abbreviations, pharmacology, infection control standards, and more that can be used throughout your health career. NEW! Approximately 5,000 new and revised definitions reflect the latest developments in health care, drugs, and nursing terminology. NEW! Completely updated illustrations visually clarify key definitions to reflect current healthcare practice and equipment.
Publication Date: 2016-06-03
The A to Z of Medieval China by The crucial period of Chinese history, 220-960, falls naturally into contrasting phases. The first phase, also known as that of "early medieval China," is an age of political decentralization. Following the breakup of the Han empire, China was plunged int
Publication Date: 2010-04-26