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]

  • The Book of Healing – 30-volume Arabic-language encyclopedia published by Avicenna in 1027 q zz לימד אותי נוהל קרב שינוי נשימה

Catalan[edit]

Chinese[edit]

Czech[edit]

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

Danish[edit]

Dutch[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) – 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)

Slovenian[edit]

Spanish[edit]

Swedish[edit]

  • 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

Turkish[edit]

Ukrainian[edit]

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

Multiple languages[edit]

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

Canada[edit]

Croatia[edit]

Ethiopia[edit]

Iceland[edit]

Iran[edit]

Italy[edit]

Malaysia[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

Poland[edit]

Slovenia[edit]

Sweden[edit]

Ukraine[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

United States of America[edit]

Yugoslavia[edit]

Field[edit]

Art and architecture[edit]

Entertainment[edit]

Environmental science[edit]

  • 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 dress[edit]

Fiction[edit]

History and biography[edit]

Law[edit]

International and comparative law[edit]

Literature[edit]

Mathematics[edit]

Medicine[edit]

Music[edit]

Philosophy[edit]

Religion[edit]

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

Science[edit]

Social sciences[edit]

Economics[edit]

Sports[edit]

Other[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Home, Encyclopedia of Ukraine". Encyclopediaofukraine.com. Retrieved 2016-12-31.
  2. ^ "Енциклопедія Сучасної України". Esu.com.ua. Retrieved 2016-12-31.