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Dictionaries, Thesauri, and More


Dictionaries, thesauri, style guides, and other reference material are useful in both writing and research contexts. Jenkins has a variety of these materials available for member use.

In a legal context, the date of publication may be of interest. Because of this, edition and year information is included when available.

For questions regarding Jenkins' collection of dictionaries, thesauri, and other reference materials, contact Research Services at 215.574.1505 or

Tip: This guide focuses on materials available at Jenkins. Public libraries, like the Free Library of Philadelphia, and academic libraries often have a larger collection of dictionaries, thesauri, and other reference materials. Academic libraries may have access restrictions and we recommend contacting them before visiting for their most up-to-date policy information.