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  • Britannica General Reference
    Contains multiple resources in one location for high school students to adults. More than an encyclopedia, includes current magazines, recommended websites, an atlas, the classics, biographies, news, dictionary, thesaurus and more. 

  • Britannica Kids Reference
    Contains multiple resources in one location for children. More than an encyclopedia, includes current magazines, recommended websites, an atlas, the classics, biographies, news, dictionary, thesaurus and more. 

  • Funk and Wagnall's New Encyclopedia
    The Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia database indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics. Full text for each record may be easily accessed by double clicking on the topic from the display. The database contains various images, offers brief biographies as well as information in a variety of subject areas.

  • Merriam-Webster Dictionary
    The Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary is based on the print version of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate® Dictionary, Eleventh Edition. The online dictionary includes the main A-Z listing of the Collegiate Dictionary, as well as the Abbreviations, Foreign Words and Phrases, Biographical Names, and Geographical Names sections of that book. It also includes 1,000 illustrations and 25 tables.