Encyclopedias & Reference


Britannica Online School Edition

A safe, up-to-date, and age-appropriate encyclopedia for Elementary, Middle, and High School students.



Helps consumers to learn wise financial decisions, know their rights, and avoid scams.

Digital Library of Georgia

Digital Library of Georgia

Provides access to key resources on Georgia history, culture, and life.

EBooks on EbscoHost

eBooks on EBSCOhost

An extensive collection of full-text e-books for all ages, including fiction and nonfiction.

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Enciclopedia Moderna

Una fuente de conocimiento confiable con miles de artículos sobre un amplio rango de temas.


Encyclopedia Britannica Online

Up-to-date encyclopedia with hundreds of thousands of articles, biographies, videos, images, and more.


Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece & Rome

Covers classical Greek, Hellenistic, and Roman cultures from the Bronze Age to the 5th century.


Encyclopedia of Human Rights

Features over 300 entries on all aspects of human rights: theory, practice, law, history, etc.

Encyclopedia of Weather and Climate

Encyclopedia of Weather & Climate

Explores climatology and meteorology with a glossary, plus over 250 photographs, maps, and charts.

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Escolar Online

Para estudiantes. Use su cuenta escolar y contraseña para acceder a esta enciclopedia.

Explora for Elementary

Explora for Elementary

For elementary students. Supports both research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content.

Explora for Secondary

Explora for High School

For high school students. Supports both research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content.

Explora for Middle

Explora for Middle School

For middle school students. Supports both research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content.


Gale Virtual Reference Library

Offers a database of almanacs, encyclopedias, and specialized reference sources, updated regularly.



Provides full-text magazines, newspapers, and scholarly journals.

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Green’s Dictionary of Slang

A 10.3 million-word collection of English’s impertinent, vile, censored, hip, witty, and fascinating slang words.


Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

Covers all aspects of American art and architecture, including biographies, history, and more.


Grove Encyclopedia of Materials & Techniques in Art

Offers comprehensive, up-to-date information on the visual arts.

New Georgia Encyclopedia

New Georgia Encyclopedia

Explores Georgia’s rich history, diverse culture, and still-unfolding story.

Novelist K-8 Plus

Novelist K-8 Plus

Helps children find books that are just right for their reading level and interests.

Novelist Plus

Novelist Plus

Thr premiere database of reading recommendations, providing expert suggestions, reviews, articles, lists, and more.

Oxford University Press

Oxford Companion to Architecture

Covers all aspects of architecture, from architects to building types to styles to materials.

Oxford University Press

Oxford Companion to the Book

Explores the broad concept of the book throughout the world from ancient to modern times.

Oxford University Press

Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

Offers a robust survey of the historical, political, and theoretical issues regarding peace and conflict.

Reference Solutions

Reference Solutions

Offers library users instant access to business and residential listings, marketing plans, career opportunities, etc.

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Social Explorer

Provides easy access to demographic information about the U.S. with thousands of interactive maps.