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To find more encyclopedias, you can view an Exact Subject search of encyclopedia in the catalog or search in Encore and look under Online Reference or Reference in left column.

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Britannica Online Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: current. This web version of the Encyclopedia Britannica includes links to websites, a subject guide to the Internet, and special features.

1911 Encyclopedia Britannica, 11th ed.
The 11th edition of the Britannica was compiled from the work of some of the leading scholars of the day.

Cambridge Histories Online Restricted Access Some full text available
Currently the collection contains more than 258 digitized volumes  from the esteemed Cambridge Histories series covering 15 subject areas. Useful for locating background information in almost any subject in the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Sciences.

Europa World Plus Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: current. the online version of the Europa World Year Book, covering political and economic information in more than 250 countries and territories.

Grolier Online Restricted Access Some full text available Resource contains images Resource contains video Resource contains audio
Grolier Online includes several encyclopedia databases: Encyclopedia America, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge and the American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language.

Gale Virtual Reference Center (Gale Group) Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: varies. A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.


General Historical

 

The American cyclopaedia (1873-76)

Chambers's information for the people (1857)

Cyclopedia of literature and the fine arts (1854)

Encyclopaedia americana (1851)

The Globe encyclopaedia of universal information (1876-79)

Johnson's new universal cyclop:dia (1875-78)

Zell's popular encyclopedia (1871)



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