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Encyclopedias / Dictionaries


  • Grolier Online: see Scholastic Go!

Britannica Online Academic Edition

  • Encyclopaedia Britannica
  • Britannica Student Encyclopedia
  • and Britannica Concise Encyclopedia.

    Gale Virtual Reference Library





    Nation & World



    Social Science

    Grolier Online: See Scholastic Go!

    Literature Resource Center

    Literature Resource Center (LRC) is a comprehensive literary reference database, that provides users with a broad spectrum of reference information from antiquity to the present day. LRC is a comprehensive database that combines information from over 1,000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference works, hundreds of literary journals, and unique sources not available anywhere else. LRC contains detailed information on the most studied authors and their works and is an essential resource for public, academic and high school libraries.

    Oxford Index

    Aa free search portal to Oxford resources.

    Oxford Reference

    History & Culture

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    Literature and Language

    Oxford English Dictionary

    Is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language. It is a guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past.

    Oxford Music Online

    Access is also available to the full text of:

    Salem Literature

    • Magill's Literary Annuals
    • Masterplots

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    Scholastic Go!  (formerly Grolier Online)

    Is the most trusted first stop in research for students, educators, librarians and parents. Contains two learning environments, eight curriculum-aligned databases and links to academically-relevant articles, Web sites and periodicals.

    Science Reference Center

    Science Reference Center™ is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content. Designed to meet every student's science research needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources.

    Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

    Contains dynamic reference work, maintaining academic standards while evolving and adapting in response to new research.

    Van Nostrand's Scientific Encyclopedia - 10th ed.

    Covers emerging technologies affecting genetics, global warming, communications, informatics and nanotechnology.

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