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Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

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• Encyclopedias
• Special Dictionaries (visual, rhyming, etc.)
• World Languages

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Britannica Reference Center
Accompanying the expansive encyclopedia articles are primary sources, news, websites, video, images, magazine articles, eBooks, and an interactive atlas. more info.

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
Contiene información sobre gente, lugares, objetos, acontecimientos e ideas para los estudiantes de primaria a secundaria. Incluye enlaces a periódicos en español de todo el mundo. Aprovecha esta enciclopedia para investigar y divertirte. more info.

Grolier Online
Search all of HCL's Grolier databases simultaneously or individually. Includes Lands and Peoples, New Book of Popular Science, Amazing Animals of the World, New Book of Knowledge, Encyclopedia Americana, America the Beautiful, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, and La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre. more info.

Lands & Peoples
Interactive encyclopedia of countries cultures and events. Covers land, climate, people, government. Includes maps, images, data, time-lines, and links. more info.

Oxford English Dictionary Online
Find the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words. more info.

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Websites

Wordnik: all the words 
Modern dictionary with photos, tweets and user comments. Includes traditional definitions and usage notes.
http://www.wordnik.com/

Google Translate 
Enter text, webpage URL or upload a document for translation between more than 50 languages.
http://translate.google.com/#

Visual Dictionary Online 
A visual dictionary organized by themes provided by Merriam-Webster.
http://visual.merriam-webster.com/i
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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary 
Dictionary and thesaurus. Provides synonyms, antonyms, and audio pronunciation.
http://www.m-w.com/

Browse Topics 
Browse by topic for government information on a variety of topics such as law, history, military, the environment and ma...more
http://www.browsetopics.gov/

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