Encyclopedias, Atlases, and Newspapers Online

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Encyclopedias

house Explora
Articles, essays, videos, and primary source documents, simple & effective searching, easy-to-browse categories arranged by popular subjects, topic overviews, and more.
house Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
This encyclopedia provides over 25,000 encyclopedic articles covering many subjects.

Atlases

house CIA – The World Factbook
Click on the "drop-down" list of countries to learn more about any country that interests you.
library World Geography and Culture Online
Has more than 500 clear, printable, full-color maps with additional information.

Newspapers

house MAS Ultra
Full-text articles from magazines, pamphlets, and reference books.
house Masterfile
Full-text articles from magazines plus biographies.
house Middle Search Plus
For middle school students, contains full-text articles, biographies, primary source documents, and images, including maps and flags.
library New York Times Historical (1851-2011)
Contains articles from the New York Times newspaper. Helpful for locating obituaries and biographical information on well-known people.
house Newspaper Source Plus
Contains articles from national, international and regional newspapers.
house Primary Search
A good source for elementary school students, provides articles from nearly 70 popular magazines.

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