Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

Databases

Access these tools with your library card number and PIN

World Book Encyclopedia for Kids  Type in your search or click on a topic to navigate to information; for young children.

World Book Online Reference Center  Type in your search to find encyclopedia articles and primary sources, and check the home page for help on doing research, citing your sources, and even find classic e-books.

Kids InfoBits  After you select you topic, choose the “Reference” tab to look at Encyclopedias and Reference Books.


Websites

Encyclopedia Britannica  An updated, online version of the classic encyclopedia

Fact Monster  Facts and Information for children

Infoplease  Find articles from the Columbia Encyclopedia Sixth Edition, a dictionary, a thesaurus, and an atlas.  

OneLook Dictionary Search  Search across multiple online dictionaries with a single click.