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Reference (General), Encyclopedias


1. AccessScience@McGraw-Hill

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Encyclopedia articles, biographies, definitions, and research updates in all areas of science and technology.


2. Britannica online

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Consists of a fully searchable and browsable collection of authoritative references, including Britannica's latest article database; articles not yet in the print Britannica; Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (tenth edition); the Britannica Book of the Year; and links to other World Wide Web sites selected by Britannica editors.


3. Grolier online

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Includes seven encyclopedia databases: Encyclopedia America, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge, La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, and The New Book of Popular Science. Click here for comprehensive information on the many features available from within each of these encyclopedia databases.


4. Oxford encyclopedia of women in world history

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Over 650 biographies of influential women and over 600 topical articles covering topics such as geography and history, culture and society, organizations, movements, and gender studies,


5. Oxford Reference Online: Premium

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Multi-part database of the online versions of seminal Oxford University Press texts. Each topical division contains the searchable version of the latest edition of published dictionaries and encyclopedias. Additionally, information about Oxford University Press is provided. Online texts will be updated after new editions of the print monographs are published.


6. World encyclopedia

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Over 13,000 entries providing information on a range of subjects, including world affairs, science and technology, the arts, modern and ancient history, religion, sports, and popular culture.