Encyclopedias & Dictionaries Databases

Academic OneFile Find articles from many peer-reviewed journals in science, social science, and the arts for in-depth, scholarly research. Transcripts and audio from National Public Radio (NPR) programs and full text of the New York Times are also available.
Gale Virtual Reference Library Search encyclopedias and other reference sources in medicine, science, multicultural studies, and more. Search across all sources or narrow your search to just one ebook.
Kids InfoBits Articles from magazines, newspapers, and reference books. Covers geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, states (click on Geography), history, sports, and more. Enter keywords or click on pictured subject category. For Grades K-6.
Oxford English Dictionary The Oxford English Dictionary is a historical dictionary providing the meaning, etymology, pronunciation, and usage for over half a million words from across the English-speaking world.