Encyclopedias, Atlases, and Newspapers Online
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Articles, essays, videos, and primary source documents, simple & effective searching, easy-to-browse categories arranged by popular subjects, topic overviews, and more.
|Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
This encyclopedia provides over 25,000 encyclopedic articles covering many subjects.
For students in grades K-8, this database has information from dictionaries, encyclopedias, and images.
For young students, this database has information from dictionaries and encyclopedias, plus images.
|Student Research Center
For students in grades 6-12, this database provides information on a variety of subjects, from a wide range of reference materials.
|CIA The World Factbook
Click on the "drop-down" list of countries to learn more about any country that interests you.
|World Geography and Culture Online
Has more than 500 clear, printable, full-color maps with additional information.
Full-text articles from magazines, pamphlets, and reference books.
Full-text articles from magazines plus biographies.
|Middle Search Plus
For middle school students, contains full-text articles, biographies, primary source documents, and images, including maps and flags.
|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.
|Newspaper Source Plus
Contains articles from national, international and regional newspapers.
A good source for elementary school students, provides articles from nearly 70 popular magazines.