Encyclopedias and Reference Resources

Encyclopedias

These encyclopedias are by subscription and need a password to access from home


World Book Online Encyclopedia

Britannica School

Dictionaries and Thesauri

Bartleby.com
: This site has a dictionary, several encyclopedias, quotations, and other useful reference links.
Dictionary.com
Hyperdictionary
Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus
Thesaurus.com
Wordsmyth
: Dictionary and Thesaurus
Your Dictionary.com
: Word lists, dictionaries and thesauri for over 130 languages.

Video Reference

Open Vault: Interviews with Famous People : Open Vault provides online access to unique and historically important content produced by public television station WGBH for individual and classroom learning. The ever-expanding site contains video excerpts, searchable transcripts, a select number of complete interviews for purchase, and resource management tools.