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Encyclopedias

Encyclopedia.com - The Concise Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition, is on the web and available for you to use! Look up anything on any topic you can think of - the Encyclopedia is bound to have an answer.

Factmonster.com - Fact Monster is a reference center that is searchable by keyword or subject. The site is colorful, eye catching, and easy to use. Included are instructions for citing the site and a Homework Center section.

Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia - Begun on January 15, 2001, Wikipedia uses collaborative software to offer this free-content encyclopedia. As defined by the website, "free" means free to add, free to edit, and free to copy and redistribute. Wikipedia is a multilingual open-content online encyclopedia, continually evolving through collaborative development.

Zoobooks - The Encyclopedia of Animals - This site is from the animal magazine, Zoobooks, but you can enjoy it without a subscription. Find out tons of information about your favorite animals, like what and how they hunt, where they live, even what they sound like! There are also fun games and activities.