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List of encyclopedias by branch of knowledge

This is a list of notable encyclopedias sorted by branch of knowledge. For the purposes of this list, an encyclopedia is defined as a "compendium that contains information on either all branches of knowledge or a particular branch of knowledge." For other sorting standards, see List of encyclopedias.

Contents

General knowledgeEdit

CatalanEdit

ChineseEdit

CzechEdit

  • Otto's encyclopedia – largest Czech-language encyclopedia published between 1888–1908 and 1930–43

DanishEdit

DutchEdit

EnglishEdit

GermanEdit

ItalianEdit

  • Treccani – also known as Enciclopedia Italiana di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti

LatinEdit

PersianEdit

PolishEdit

RussianEdit

  • Brockhaus and Efron – imperial encyclopedia in 86 volumes
  • Great Soviet Encyclopedia (Большая Советская Энциклопедия) – second largest and most comprehensive encyclopedia in Russian; there were three editions; the third edition of 1969–78 contains 30 volumes
  • Great Russian Encyclopedia – universal Russian encyclopedia, completed in 36 volumes (2004-2017)

SlovenianEdit

SpanishEdit

SwedishEdit

  • Nationalencyklopedin – encyclopedia in Swedish
  • Susning.nu – project to create a Swedish-language encyclopedia using wiki software; an anyone-can-edit encyclopedia until 2004; shut down in 2009

TurkishEdit

UkrainianEdit

  • Ukrainian Soviet Encyclopedia (Українська радянська енциклопедія) – encyclopedia in Ukrainian; its first edition was 17 volumes

Multiple languagesEdit

  • Wikipedia – world's largest free encyclopedia; a project to create a comprehensive encyclopedia using wiki software

Specialized encyclopediasEdit

National, regional, ethnic or culturalEdit

AustraliaEdit

AustriaEdit

BangladeshEdit

  • Banglapedia – 10 volumes published in 2003; bilingual; English and Bengali

CanadaEdit

CroatiaEdit

EthiopiaEdit

IcelandEdit

IranEdit

ItalyEdit

MalaysiaEdit

New ZealandEdit

PolandEdit

SloveniaEdit

SwedenEdit

UkraineEdit

United KingdomEdit

United States of AmericaEdit

YugoslaviaEdit

FieldEdit

Art and architectureEdit

EntertainmentEdit

Environmental scienceEdit

  • Encyclopedia of Earth (EoE) – electronic reference about the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society
  • Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) – sponsored by UNESCO—an interdisciplinary encyclopedia, inspired by the sustainable development movement

Fashion and dressEdit

FictionEdit

History and biographyEdit

LawEdit

International and comparative lawEdit

LiteratureEdit

MathematicsEdit

MedicineEdit

MusicEdit

PhilosophyEdit

ReligionEdit

ChristianityEdit
IslamEdit
JudaismEdit

ScienceEdit

EngineeringEdit

Chemical EngineeringEdit

Social sciencesEdit

EconomicsEdit

SportsEdit

OtherEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Home, Encyclopedia of Ukraine". Encyclopediaofukraine.com. Retrieved 31 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Енциклопедія Сучасної України". Esu.com.ua. Retrieved 31 December 2016.