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- Access Science (McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology Online)
In addition to the articles from the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, contains definitions from the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, biographies from the Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography, images, graphics and more. Continuously updated.
- Britannica Online
- Canadian Encyclopedia Online
Represents co-operative efforts of some 3800 contributor from all parts of Canada. In English and French.
- Catholic Encyclopedia
The full text of the 1913 edition of the encyclopedia, although dated many entries are still of great historical value.
The Citizendium is an open wiki project aimed at creating an enormous, free, and reliable encyclopedia. The project, started by a founder of Wikipedia, hopes to offer better information through measures such as "gentle expert oversight" and requiring contributors to use their real names.
- Columbia Encyclopedia
- Countries and their Cultures
Presents the cultural similarities within a country that set it apart from others by examining over 200 countries to document the myriad ways in which culture defines and separates the nations of the world as much as geographical borders do. Surveys each country's shared values, behaviors and cultural variations from foods and rituals to pastimes and arts, using a standard entry format for easy comparison. Provides illustrations, photographs and maps. 4 volumes.
- Credo Reference
270+ reference books, covering virtually every subject.
- Encyclopedia of Life
EOL is designed to "serve as an online reference source and database for every one of the 1.8 million species that are named and known on this planet, as well as all those later discovered and described."
- Encyclopedia of Psychology
Developed at Jacksonville State University, this site contains some original information, but primarily links to psychology information on the web in several categories. Clear, helpful, and regularly updated.
- Encyclopedia of Religion
- Encyclopedia of Television
The Encyclopedia of Television includes more than 1,000 original essays from more than 250 contributors and examines specific programs and people, historic moments and trends, major policy disputes and such topics as violence, tabloid television, etc.
- Gale Virtual Reference Library
A collection of encyclopedias on a variety of subjects, such as business, religion, psychology, education, etc. Find the venerable Encyclopedia Judaica and the New Catholic Encyclopedia, among others.
- Grove Dictionary of Music & Musicians II
Covers music and musicology worldwide. Includes full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, second edition, and The New Grove Dictionary of Opera.
- Holocaust Encyclopedia
A wonderful, rich resource for users of all ages and available in multiple languages. Provided by the United States Memorial Holocaust Museum.
- International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
- Jewish Encyclopedia
12 volumes containing the unedited contents of the original 100 year old work. Although it does not cover modern Jewish History (creation of Israel, the Holocaust, etc.) it does contain information that is remarkably relevant today.
- Oxford Reference Online
A cross-searchable database of about 100 dictionary, language and subject reference books published by Oxford University Press.
"Scholarpedia is a peer-reviewed encyclopedia written by the leading experts in their respective fields. It does not publish 'research' or 'position' papers, but rather 'living reviews' that will be maintained by the future generation of experts via the process of curatorship." A growing resource, it currently contains encyclopedias of: Astrophysics; Computational Neuroscience; Computational Intelligence; Dynamical Systems; Physics
Wikipedia is a free-content encyclopedia, written collaboratively by people from around the world. The site is a wiki, which means that anyone can edit articles, simply by clicking on the edit this page link. It runs on MediaWiki software.