Welcome to Routledge Reference Online

For the first time, you can access our best Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Handbooks and Companions online wherever and whenever you want.

Routledge Reference Online brings together the very best subject reference content from across our publishing heritage in nine unique collections:

  • Education, including Primary Education, Orthography & Literacy, Educational Management, Distance Education...
  • History, including Ancient History, Jewish Studies, European History, Political History...
  • Literature, including Children’s Literature, Latin American Literature, Postcolonial Studies, Literature & Race...
  • Media and Cultural Studies, including Film History, Theatre Anthropology, Film Theory, Social History of Art...
  • Music, including The Blues, American Gospel Music, Broadway Theatre, Classical Music...
  • Philosophy, including Wittgenstein, Spinoza, Feminist Philosophy, Plato, Moral Theory, Political Philosophy...
  • Politics and International Relations, including European Union Politics, Politics & Technology, Human Rights...
  • Religion, including Jewish Studies, Ancient Religions, Religious History, Paganism, Christian Thinkers...
  • Sociology, including Feminism, Economic Sociology, Social Theory, Domestic Violence, Genetics & Society...

Want to browse the complete booklists for each subject collection? It couldn't be easier. Just click through to the relevant subject collection using one of the links above. Hit the 'Browse Booklist' button using the dropdown menu in the top search bar and you will be taken through to the full content list.

How will Routledge Reference Online benefit my library? We hope that these digital resources will open up exciting research opportunities for students and scholars, allowing quick and easy access to high-quality subject reference material, redefining the online library. Some of the key features of the resource include:

  • regularly-updated title lists, enabling your collection to grow under one subscription
  • federated search, allowing cross-searching across all subject collections
  • COUNTER-compliant usage statistics
  • Athens and Shibboleth authentication options.

Interested? Your institution can sign up for a 30 day free trial using the link below or alternatively, contact us for pricing details or further information via online.sales@tandf.co.uk for UK/ROW customers or e-reference@taylorandfrancis.com for the Americas. It's good to talk. You can find our full contact details by clicking through on the 'Contact Us' at the foot of this page.

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