Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Britannica 21st Century Explorer

Designed for ESL & adult literacy students

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Britannica Online

Kids, Teens and Adults can search for articles, images, primary source documents and videos.


Students can search magazines, encyclopedias, images and maps.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Search the full text of popular reference e-books


Global Reference Center

Search Britannica resources in Spanish, French, Japanese, Korean & Chinese

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Grolier Online

Encyclopedia Americana, Multimedia Encyclopedia, & New Book of Knowledge

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Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Searchable dictionary and thesaurus

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Opposing Viewpoints In Context

Current event overviews & opinions

World Data Analyst

Snapshots, comparisons, and statistics for Countries of the World

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