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Dictionaries, Encyclopedias & Phonebooks

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Gale Directory Library (Gale) - Cross-searchable online directories. Includes Encylopedia of Associations (U.S.) and Gale Directory of Publications. New titles will be added periodically.

Gale Virtual Reference Library (Gale) - Includes encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Titles are cross-searchable.

Oxford English Dictionary (Oxford University Press) - Authoritative guide to English language meaning, history, usage, and pronunciation.

ReferenceUSA (InfoUSA) - U.S. business, residential, and healthcare telephone directories and more.

World Book Encyclopedia - Discover (World Book) - "Discover" resource for students who read below level of their peers. Includes tools and content to bridge the achievement gap, with text-to-speech reading aloud. With a visual dictionary and sections on life skills such as buying a car, applying for a job, etc.

World Book Encyclopedia - Spanish (World Book) - Spanish online equivalent to the print encyclopedia World Book.

World Book Online For Kids (World Book) - General encyclopedia with simpler navigation for children, thousands of colorful illustrations, diagrams, and maps, and dozens of activities tied to national curriculum standards. Public Library edition.

World Book Online Info Finder (World Book) - Online equivalent to the print encyclopedia, including a general encyclopedia, a Spanish encyclopedia, a Kids version of the encyclopedia, and an Advanced version with additional content. Public Library edition.

World Book Online Reference Center (World Book) - Advanced version, with over 1 million pages of primary source documents integrated with the encyclopedia content. Include timelines, citation builder, and saved research. Public Library edition.

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