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Databases: Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

  • Biography Reference Bank (EBSCOhost)  link opens in new window
    Contains more than 111,000 biographies and obituaries and more than 32,000 photographs of the subjects.
  • Biography Reference Bank link opens in new window
    Comprehensive collection of 450,000+ biographical profiles.
  • Britannica Academic link opens in new window
    More than 118,000 encyclopedia articles and 14,000 illustrations plus links to relevant, reviewed websites.
  • eBook Collection(EBSCOhost) link opens in new window
    More than 50,000 eBooks on a wide selection of topics. Many are available for checkout and offline viewing. Click on Reference to browse encyclopedias and dictionaries. [Downloading EBSCO eBooks]
  • Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia (EBSCOhost) link opens in new window
    Provides more than 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
  • Gale eBooks link opens in new window
    Includes a number of encyclopedias covering the arts, bioethics, biography, business, crime, education, environment, history, law, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, the nation and the world, philosophy, religion, science, sociology and the social sciences.
  • Global Road Warrior link opens in new window
    County profiles covering business, culture, demographics, travel information, the economy, food, religion, maps, images, and more.
  • Legal Information Reference Source (EBSCOhost) link opens in new window
    More than 225 full-text consumer legal reference books and thousands of legal forms.
  • Oxford English Dictionary link opens in new window
    "The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history and pronunciation of 600,000 words - past and present - from across the English-speaking world."