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Dictionaries: Books

Online dictionaries, print dictionaries, as well as recommended web sites.

WNC Library Books on This Topic

Clicking on the links below will perform a search for WNC Library books on these topics. Most  books can be checked out for 3 weeks and renewed.





Rhyme - Dictionaries 

Slang - Dictionaries

Synonyms & Antonyms

Terms & Phrases

Usage - Dictionaries

Oxford English Dictionary

English Language Dictionaries

Find books at WNC Library
(Classic Catalog)


To only find books on the library shelves, take the following steps after searching for your terms:

  1. Click on "modify search"
  2. Select Format "BOOK"

Finding books on the library shelves

All  college libraries in Nevada use the Library of Congress Classification System to organize their books. Books are arranged A - Z, with each letter corresponding to a subject. To find books on this topic, go to the following areas:

PE 1460-4, PE 1689  Idioms
PE 1519 Rhyme
PE 1591 Synonyms and Antonyms
PE 1580, PE 1625 Etymology
PE 1625 General Dictionaries
PE 1689 Terms and Phrases
PE 2846 Americanisms
PJ 6640 Slang

Finding Books on the Library Shelves

Look at the video below for a short explanation of how to locate a book on the library shelves.

Contact the Library:

Carson City Campus Library
 2201 W. College Parkway, Carson City, NV 89703
Main: (775) 445-3229

 Beck Library, Fallon Campus
160 Campus Way, Fallon, NV 89406
Main: (775) 423-5330