Allows you to search through several online encyclopedias at once: Encyclopedia Americana, the Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, the New Book of Knowledge, the New Book of Popular Science, America the Beautiful, Amazing Animals of the World, and Lands and Peoples.
- Encyclopedia Americana
The online version of one of the world's most respected encyclopedias. Includes the Americana Journal (for looking up information on countries, organizations or specific dates) and the Wall Street Journal Almanac.
- Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia
Includes articles, photos, an interactive atlas, magazine articles, videos, animations, primary source documents, and major news stories. Of special interest to students in grade 4 and up.
- New Book of Knowledge
General encyclopedia for students in elementary grades. Includes timelines, homework help, games, quizzes, maps, photos, and newScoops for current events.
- New Book of Popular Science
Articles on science, technology, and medical topics for middle school and high school students. Includes games, brainteasers, weekly top science stories, and links to relevant web sites.
- Amazing Animals of the World
Elementary students and above can check out the animal of the day, and look up spectacular pictures and interesting facts about the animals of the world.
- Lands and Peoples
Including all of the information from the reference set and more, this resource is excellent for middle school and high school students.
Searchasaurus from EBSCO
Searchasaurus gives children the chance to search for information in kid-friendly Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, Encyclopedia of Animals or Pictures of Maps, Flags, Historical photos and more.
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia from EBSCO
This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
Images from EBSCO
This database provides images of Photos of People, Natural Science Photos, Photos of Places, Historical Photos, Maps and Flags.
The American Heritage® Dictionary, 4th Edition from EBSCO
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world.
World Almanacs from OCLC FirstSearch
Full text of the World Almanac and Book of Facts, World Almanac of the USA, World Almanac of US Politics and World Almanac for Kids, World Almanacs. Includes information from 1998-Current.