Dictionaries, Encyclopedias & References

Dictionaries, Encyclopedias & References

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Academic OneFile
Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily. (TEL)

 Gale Virtual Reference Library, a database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and other reference sources, plus the General Reference Center Gold, a general interest database integrating a variety of reference sources. (TEL)


General OneFile
A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily. (TEL/Gale)

General Reference Center Gold
A general interest database that integrates a variety of sources – newspapers, reference books, magazines, and trade publications. Find articles on current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more. (TEL)


Opposing Viewpoints in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today’s hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the new solution features continuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.


 World Book Web offers many valuable resources for children, teens and adults. (TEL)


Internet Sites

Cambridge Dictionary
Encyclopedia Britannica
Information Please Almanac
Library of Congress Online
Martindale’s The Reference Desk
Merriam-Webster Dictionary

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