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Water Law Resources: Dictionaries


The dictionaries included below reflect only the holdings of the Schmid Law Library and electronic resources available through UNL CATALOG’s “e-resources” page. Researchers should search the university catalog ( to identify dictionaries available in the other libraries located throughout campus. Other topically related indexes may also be available online or through other resources (e.g., treatises) mentioned elsewhere throughout this guide.

Electronic Resources

Acronyms, Initialisms and Abbreviations Dictionary

Access via UNL’s online catalog

To access, click "Databases" link under the "Resources & Collections” link – "A" – “Acronyms, Initialisms and Abbreviations Dictionary”

Description from UNL: “Provides definitions of a wide variety of acronyms, initialisms, abbreviations and similar contractions, translating them into their full names or meanings. (Dictionary)"

Drinking Water Glossary

Last accessed 09.04.19

This Glossary, from the United States Environmental Protection Agency, defines words of art in this area.

EPA Terminology Service

Last accessed 09.04.19

From the United States Environmental Protection Agency, this resource assists users in understanding the terminology used by the Agency. Along the right side of the page, in the Search box, users can select one of four options: Vocabulary Catalog; Terms & Acronyms; EPA Enterprise Vocabulary; Taxonomies.


Print Resources - Schmid Law Library

Print Resources - Other UNL Libraries