List of encyclopedias by branch of knowledge

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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 criteria, see List of encyclopedias.

General knowledge[edit]

Arabic[edit]

Chinese[edit]

Czech[edit]

  • Otto's encyclopedia - the largest Czech-language encyclopedia published between 1888–1908 and 1930–1943

Danish[edit]

English[edit]

German[edit]

Italian[edit]

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

Latin[edit]

Persian[edit]

Polish[edit]

Russian[edit]

  • Brockhaus and Efron - imperial encyclopedia in 86 volumes
  • Great Soviet Encyclopedia (Большая Советская Энциклопедия) - The second largest and most comprehensive encyclopedia in Russian; here were 3 editions, 3rd edition of 1969-1978 contains 30 volumes

Slovenian[edit]

Spanish[edit]

Swedish[edit]

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

Turkish[edit]

Multiple languages[edit]

  • Wikipedia - the world's largest free encyclopedia — a project to create a comprehensive encyclopedia using wiki software

Specialized encyclopedias[edit]

National, regional, ethnic or cultural[edit]

Australia[edit]

Austria[edit]

Bangladesh[edit]

  • Banglapedia in 10 Volumes published in 2003 bilingual of English and Bengali.

Canada[edit]

Croatia[edit]

Ethiopia[edit]

Iran[edit]

Italy[edit]

Malaysia[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

Poland[edit]

Slovenia[edit]

Sweden[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

United States of America[edit]

Yugoslavia[edit]

Subject[edit]

Art and Architecture[edit]

Entertainment[edit]

Environmental Science[edit]

Fashion and dress[edit]

Fiction[edit]

Not to be confused with List of fictional books.

History and biography[edit]

Law[edit]

International and comparative law[edit]

Literature[edit]

Mathematics[edit]

Medicine[edit]

For further examples, see :Category:Encyclopedias of medicine.

Music[edit]

Philosophy[edit]

Science[edit]

Religion[edit]

Christianity[edit]
Islam[edit]
Judaism[edit]

Social sciences[edit]

Economics[edit]

Sports[edit]

Other[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]