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Encyclopædia Britannica

by Gregor Smart

 

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There is more to life than Wikipedia.  Did you know that your library card gives you access to a number of encylopedias? Consider using the Encyclopædia Britannica Online when conducting your research.

Updated every two weeks, this resource offers a number of great tools for research such as:

  • World Data Analyst
    Quick and easy facts, statistics and comparisons of the countries of the world
  • This Day in History
    Find out what important events and who was born on any given day.
  • Spotlights
    In-depth coverage on a specific topic, with articles and media handpicked by Britannica editors.
  • Biographies
    Select Browse > Biographies
    Browse content by Topic, National/Cultural Association, Era, Gender, and Name.
  • Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary
    Contains 225,000 entries, including more than 10,000 new words and definitions

 

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