Cambridge Dictionary of Statistics [Electronic Resource]

Designed with the student statistician in mind as well as the professional, this dictionary is full of color illustrations and diagrams, and over of 3600 statistical terms. Statistical software along with statistical concept explanations is provided. There is also a section devoted to brief biographies of noted statisticians.

Everitt, B. (2002). The Cambridge dictionary of statistics. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Dictionary of Concepts in Human Geography [GF4 .L37 1983]

A general reference book intended for non-geography majors. Includes both short definitions and expanded upon explanations of important terms and concepts. This is the second volume in the Reference Sources for the Social Sciences and Humanities Series.

Larkin, R. P., & Peters, G. L. (1983). Dictionary of concepts in human geography. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press.

The Dictionary of Human Geography [GF4 .D52 2000]

The dictionary contains definitions and essays on important topics in the field. Tailored for both students and teachers alike, this reference is full of theories, essays, debates and other geographical literature. This revised edition takes into account applied geography and its impact on the field of Human Geography.

Johnston, R. J. (2000). The dictionary of human geography. Oxford, UK: Blackwell.

Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences [QA276.14 .E5 2006]

This 10-volume work covers the statistical methods of a plethora of subjects from computer science to the environment. All entries are written by the experts of their respective field. A student with a limited statistical background can use and understand this encyclopedia.

Kotz, S., Balakrishnan, N., Read, C. B., & Vidakovic, B. (2006). Encyclopedia of statistical sciences. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley-Interscience.

Encyclopedia of World Cultures [GN307 .E53 1991]

A ten-volume set providing comprehensive, global coverage of societies, traditions, and customs. Emphasis is placed on the lives of world-wide peoples and the elements that cause their cultural adjustments and transformations. A wide range of issues are discussed to include political, religious, ethic, linguistic, etc.

Levinson, D. (1991). Encyclopedia of world cultures. Boston, Mass: G.K. Hall.

A Feminist Glossary of Human Geography [G63 .G5 1999]

Targeting gender aspects in human geography, the glossary provides definitions for the terminology of feminist theory. A bibliography is included.

McDowell, L., & Sharp, J. P. (1999). A feminist glossary of human geography. London: Arnold.

International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences [Electronic Resource]

The first update since the 1968 edition, this encyclopedia contains several primary articles and many articles are interdisciplinary in nature. A 26 volume work includes applications in Social & Behavioral Sciences. It contains over 90,000 bibliographic references.

Smelser, N. J., & Baltes, P. B. (2001). International encyclopedia of the social & behavioral sciences. Amsterdam: Elsevier.

The National Geographic Desk Reference [G123 .N38 1999]

This reference work covers all of geography’s various sub-fields. A whole section covers human geography and its many aspects. The desk reference is packed with amazing photographs and illustrations. Having been written by professional geographers, the text is surprisingly not complex.

National Geographic Society (U.S.). (1999). The National Geographic desk reference. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society