Online Encyclopedias and Research Databases for 2012-2013
This elementary encyclopedia provides both information and wonderful learning activities.
This website allows you to select from three different levels of the Britannica Encyclopedia: Elementary, Middle School, and High School.
Take a trip through time. This web site allows you to discover important events in history.
This comprehensive web site is a great starting point for researching countries and important places.
Explore la enciclopedia en su edicion en espanol, una fuente de conocimiento autorizado y confiable con miles de articulos en un amplio rango de temas.
Students can use this powerful, yet easy-to-use search tool to find the answers they need from more than 2,000 magazines, newspapers, books, maps, pictures, and radio and TV transcripts.
The Encyclopedia of Virginia is a publicly accessible online publication of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and is the first and ultimate online reference work about the Commonwealth.
Historical is a major primary source reference - searching newspapers such as the NY Times, Washington Post, and Chicago Tribune going back to 1851. Every word and article on every page can be searched and printed, including all advertisements. Type in a birth date or search for a famous person or significant era.
This elementary-level web site allows students to research a variety of topics, and it is especially kid-friendly.
This dictionary is unabridged and includes extensive of information about each word.
This online encyclopedia is a kid-friendly version for younger students. It has contains a dictionary and an atlas. There are also learning activities.
This online encyclopedia is for older students who are looking for more detailed information.
This website allows you to access three different levels of World Book Online Encyclopedia: Kid, Student, and Advanced. They can connect students to articles, web sites, and multimedia presentations.