Although our ebooks are included in a catalogue search, searching them directly from the publisher site often allows a deeper search, finding your search terms at the chapter or page level.
There are hundreds of subject-specific encyclopedias, handbooks, dictionaries, etc. available through the library. How to find them:
Search the catalogue for your topic AND "dictionary or encyclopedia or handbook".
Here's an example of the results for "feminism"; it finds 26 books.
Search within some of our large ebook packages. Some collections are specifically meant for background "reference" information.