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.
In-depth coverage on a specific topic, with articles and media handpicked by Britannica editors.
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