Definition of sourcebook in English:


Syllabification: source·book
Pronunciation: /ˈsôrsˌbo͝ok


  • A collection of writings and articles on a particular subject, especially one used as a basic introduction to that subject.
    More example sentences
    • Since these volumes were published, a basic sourcebook of Latin texts has appeared.
    • Many other sourcebooks, handbooks, manuals, bibliographies, and topical encyclopedias, both general and specific, are available.
    • This configuration of each entry renders the entire sourcebook user-friendly as a reference in selecting texts for a course, and in researching secondary sources for a project.

More definitions of sourcebook

Definition of sourcebook in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day kerf
Pronunciation: kəːf
a slit made by cutting with a saw