ENCYCLOPEDIAS AND ALMANACS

High School to Adult Audience Encyclopedias

Encylopedia.com
Includes more than 17,000 articles from the Concise Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, Third Edition.

FactSearch (1984-) OCLC FirstSearch

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Facts and statistics on topics of current interest. It is derived from over 1,000 newspapers, periodicals, newsletters, and documents. It corresponds to the printed publication, A Matter of Fact.

Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (Current) EBSCOHost

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Includes the full-text of over 25,000 subject entries in the encyclopedia.

Oxford Reference Online: Premium Collection Oxford University Press
The Premium Collection offers over 175 fully-indexed, cross-searchable dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press, including detailed information across a broad subject range from titles in the world-renowned Oxford Companions and Oxford Dictionaries series, plus the Visual English Dictionary, the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations and new heavily illustrated natural history titles such as the Encyclopedia of Mammals. The titles also include full-color maps and illustrations, timelines, weblinks, and bibliographies. (Note: Barton log in is required to access this resource from off campus.)

World Almanac (Current) OCLC FirstSearch

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View an online version of this popular reference book.

Children / Youth Audience Encyclopedia

Searchasaurus EbscoHOST

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This colorful and fun graphical search interface is intended for elementary and middle school students. EBSCO databases searchable through this interface are: American Heritage Children's Dictionary, Encyclopedia of Animals, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, Image Collections, Middle Search Plus, and Primary Search.

Last updated September 25, 2009