Encyclopedias & Almanacs
- Canadian Encyclopedia
"The full text of The Canadian Encyclopedia is available online, and
represents the cooperative efforts of 3,800 contributors from all parts
- Columbia Encyclopedia
Columbia Encyclopedia, Fifth Edition (CE5) contains over 50,000
articles, and includes over 70,000 hypertext cross-references which
allows for easy navigation among related topics."
- EBSCO's Encyclopedia of Animals
Encyclopedia of Animals offers in-depth information on a variety of
topics relating to animals. The database consists of indexing,
abstracts, and full text records describing the nature and habitat of
- Electronic Reference Books
OhioLINK Electronic Reference Books collection contains special-topic
reference books – encyclopedias, handbooks, biographical collections,
guides – from ABC-CLIO, an educational reference publisher."
- Encyclopedia of the American Civil War
This encyclopedia includes Civil War chronology, battles, political figures,
military leaders, women in the war, the assassignation of Abraham Lincoln, and a
host of other Civil War topics.
- Encyclopedia of Civil Rights
This encyclopedia covers the time period of 1860-1980, and includes civil rights campaigners, issues, events and organizations.
- Encyclopedia of the Orient
Encyclopaedia of the Orient covers all countries and cultures between
Mauritania in the west and Iran in the east, Turkey in the north and
Sudan in south. "
- Encyclopedia of Science & Technology
has turned The McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology
into an updated database that delivers relevant, current, and practical
- Encyclopedia of Slavery
encyclopedia includes topics such as the slave system, slave life,
events and issues, political organizations, and campaigners against
- Encyclopedia of Women's Suffrage
encyclopedia includes topics such as campaigners for women's rights,
women artists and the campaign, journals and magazines, organizations,
political campaigns, and male supporters of women's suffrage.
- Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia database indexes over 25,000
records. Full text for each record may be easily accessed by double
clicking on the topic from the display. This database is updated
Information Please is the website of the Information Please Almanacs.
The almanacs can be searched individually or simultaneously by keyword.
- Old Farmer's Almanac
"Since 1792, The Old Farmer's Almanac has published useful and
practical information such as long range weather forecasts, weather
history, recipes, gardening tips, and advice on a variety of topics. "
- Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy contains entries that are
maintained and kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in the
- World Book Web
A suite of online research tools that delivers encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites.
- World Factbook 2000
World Factbook is prepared by the Central Intelligence Agency for the
use of U.S. Government officials. It provides country profiles in a
wide variety of subjects areas.