Encyclopedias and Dictionaries


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America the Beautiful  is a comprehensive source about the states and territories of the United States of America with lots of pictures, maps and statistics.


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Current Biography Illustrated provides profiles and images of people making news today as well as famous people back to World War II including celebrities, politicians, sports figures, writers, actors, scientists, and others.


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eLibrary contains interview transcripts, speeches, and other primary source materials. It features a "go to the best part" button to help you browse quickly through your search results.


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Encyclopedia Americana Online includes the full text of the print Encyclopedia Americana and more.


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Europa World Yearbook contains political and economic information about more than 250 countries and territories through background information, statistics, and government and media contacts.


Gale Virtual Reference Library.
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Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of eBook encyclopedias and almanacs.



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Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia contains articles, bibliographies and more.


Health and Wellness Resource Center.
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Health and Wellness Resource Center offers medical journal, magazine, and newspaper articles, pamphlets, and medical encyclopedias and dictionaries on a broad range of health topics. It includes a drug/herb finder and information on alternative medicine.


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Lands and Peoples Online provides information on cultures, geography, languages, and news and history of every independent country and continent in the world with maps, flags, photos, and Web links.


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MedlinePlus is an authoritative information source from the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), other government, non-profit and other health-related organizations and is organized by help topic. MedlinePlus also provides full-text drug information and an illustrated medical encyclopedia.


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New Book of Knowledge has features of the print version plus Wonder Questions, facts and figures, projects and experiments, literary selections, and more.


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New Book of Popular Science contains hundreds of articles in the print version plus science games, puzzles, and brain teasers. Top-of-the-news science stories are updated weekly.


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Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre was conceived and developed with the Spanish-speaking peoples of the Americas as its focus. Based on the print encyclopedia, Cumbre, it contains thousands of articles, thousands of photographs, and more.



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Oxford English Dictionary Online provides the meaning and history of the English language. It also contains millions of quotations.


Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.


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Oxford Dictionary of National Biography features more than 57,000 entries about the people who have shaped British history. Produced by Oxford University Press, this dictionary includes portraits, illustrations, and links to related online resources.





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