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Resources by Document Type - Linguistic Tools


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Andrée-Ann Cormier
Polytechnique Montréal
Pavillons Lassonde
L-7600, bureau M-7027
514-340-4711 #4199


This guide offers a quick access to dictionaries, encyclopedias and books specialized in science and engineering. The "Dictionaries & Encyclopedias" tab is present in all the resources by engineering field that are found under the "Guides & Tutorials" section of the Library website's homepage. The following table gives you direct access to the "Dictionaries & Encyclopedias" tabs that are specific to these different resources. Subject guides can be found on the Library's home page: menu Guides and Tutorials → Guides by Subject.

Dictionaries and encyclopedias by engineering fields.



ANTIDOTE software is a writing tool that includes :

  • A grammar checker
  • Twelve dictionaries
  • Eleven language guides

Did you know? Antidote (French and English) is installed on computers located in the Library lobby, in addition to laptops available at the Service Desk!

Where to find them?

The section of specialized dictionaries and encyclopedias is at the beginning of the 7th floor's silent zone. You can find a pink dot on the call number of the dictionaries and a green dot on the call number of the encyclopedias and other reference books. Take note that you can borrow the dictionaries for 3 days.

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