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- Access Science
AccessScience contains high-quality reference material covering all major scientific disciplines. It offers links to primary research material, videos and exclusive animations, plus specially designed curriculum maps for teachers. It has more than 8400 articles and Research Reviews covering all major scientific disciplines and encompassing the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology and the McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology, plus over 115,000 definitions of scientific and technical terms and 3000 biographies of well-known scientific figures.
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- Encyclopedia Britannica
Contains full text of encyclopedia articles, including illustrations such as photographs, drawings, maps, and flags. Also includes an atlas, dictionary, thesaurus, selected video clips, and links to over 200,000 related websites reviewed by Britannica editors.
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- Gale Directory Library
Online reference that includes Encyclopedia of Associations: International Organizations, Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S., Encyclopedia of Associations: Regional, State, and Local Organizations, and National Directory of Non-Profit Organizations
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- Science of Everyday Things
Expands on the explanations of scientific principles and concepts using a step-by-step approach. Presents theories in their everyday applications for further understanding.
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- Student Resources in Context
Grades 7-12. Contains biographies, essays and overviews; full text articles from more than 900 magazines and journals, with articles back to 1986; photographs, maps and graphics; documents, including diary entries, letters, recordings and more; and full text articles from encyclopedias and almanacs.
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- World Book Online
The online version of World Book Encyclopedia includes more than 26,000 articles, 12,000 pictures and maps, and 7,000 links to editor-approved Web sites useful in helping students constructively explore topics further. In addition to the encyclopedia, features include an atlas, a dictionary, and resource guides on selected topics.
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- CIA World Factbook
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.
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- Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Philosophy professors at Stanford University are developing this encyclopedia, featuring hundreds of articles. The section called "What's New" features the latest entries. The site is both searchable and browsable.
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