Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

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The online version of the books behind the reference desk.


Britannica Escolar Online

Search encyclopedic articles, videos and Internet sites. Bienvenido a Britannica Escolar Online, un eficaz recurso para investigar o consultar artículos enciclopédicos, videos y sitios de Internet.

Britannica Library

Contains encyclopedias for three different age groups, along with magazine articles, homework help, atlas, dictionaries and thesauri, and video and audio content.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

Over 25,000 encyclopedic general information entries.

Handbook of Texas Online

An encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture.

Middle Search Plus

This database contains full text for a variety of popular middle school magazines.

Primary Search

Full text for more than 70 popular, elementary school magazines.

Salem History

Learn about cultures, events, and influential people throughout history.

World Book Web

General information across a wide variety of topics