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Encyclopaedia Britannica (Academic Edition) -- Full text encyclopedia database. Includes Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus and the Britannica Book of the Year. Plus an Internet directory to 130,000 links.

Gale Virtual Reference Library --A database of encyclopedias and reference books in business, the environment, history, law, medicine and the social sciences –including the International Encyclopedia of the Social Science, 2nd ed.

World Book Academic -- More than 1.3 million pages of primary source documents–books, documents, selections–fully integrated with the encyclopedia content. Research and teaching tools include timelines, citation builder, and saved research.

World Book Discover -- World Book's differentiated instruction site features read-aloud and translation capabilities, more video, and clear, easy-to-read articles.

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos -- Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos offers Spanish-language articles, media, and Web sites for Spanish language learners.

World Book Student -- Includes the articles of the World Book Encyclopedia, a Biography Center, dictionary, atlas, an extensive multimedia collection, thousands of editor-selected Web sites, correlations to curriculum standards, and much more.

AccessScience -- Updated, authoritative encyclopedia covering all fields of science. Articles authored by experts in their fields are written for students and researchers looking for reliable sources of information.