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Start here for background information on most topics with the web version of the Encyclopaedia Britannica and links to vetted websites. With links to the World Atlas, Biographies, and more.
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
Directories, Encyclopedias and more
Gather background information on people, events, concepts and more using authoritative library resources.
McGraw Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology
Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, covers Agriculture through Zoology with full text overview articles, research and biographies. This resource also contains images. Useful for background information.
Search over 600 reference books along with images and concept mapping tools. Wide spectrum of science resources, with many handbooks and encyclopedias.
Contemporary Novelists - 7th ed. 2001
Core reference sources including The Gale Encyclopedia of Science