Databases: By Subject: Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

Databases:

Directory Library

Search for groups or organizations using the Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media, Brands and Their Companys, Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S., and more online. 

Virtual Reference Library

A “world leader in e-research and educational publishing for libraries, schools and businesses,” the Virtual Reference Library features over one million articles about a wide array of subjects.

World Book

"The World Book Web is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites."

World Book Early World of Learning

"World Book Online: Early World of Learning offers an interactive learning environment for children in preschool and early elementary grades, which includes resources to help them grasp critical early childhood themes while developing reading and oral language skills."

World Book French

World Book du livre et il est "le contenu éditorial, du multimédia et contenu interactif" est maintenant disponible en français!

World Book Kids

"World Book Kids features content and tools developed especially for young students. The site offers simple navigation, easy-to-read articles, multimedia, comparison tools, interactive games and activities, and teacher resources."

World Book Spanish

¡World Book y que es "el contenido editorial, multimedia y contenido interactivo" ya está disponible en español!

Websites:

Columbia Encyclopedia 6th Edition

Browse and/or search this online encyclopedia to access its more than 50,000 entries.

Dictionary and Thesaurus Merriam-Webster Online

Use this site to search the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, Thesaurus, Elementary Dictionary, Medical Dictionary, Spanish-English Dictionary, and/or Visual Dictionary.

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