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Info Title   # Users Access Restrictions Format
Colonial America Description Colonial America (M.E.Sharpe) Funded by Eli M. Oboler Library   On & Off Campus Online
EBSCO Animals Description EBSCO Animals (now included in Middle Search Plus as Encyclopedia of Animals) Funded by Eli M. Oboler Library   On & Off Campus Online
Encyclopaedia Britannica Online Description Encyclopaedia Britannica Online Funded by Eli M. Oboler Library   On & Off Campus Online
Encyclopedia of American Folklife Description Encyclopedia of American Folklife (M.E.Sharpe) Funded by Eli M. Oboler Library   On & Off Campus Online
Encyclopedia of American Social Movements Description Encyclopedia of American Social Movements (M.E.Sharpe) Funded by Eli M. Oboler Library   On & Off Campus Online
EBSCO Animals Description Encyclopedia of Animals (formerly EBSCO Animals) see Middle Search Plus Funded by Eli M. Oboler Library   On & Off Campus Online
Encyclopedia of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era Description Encyclopedia of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era (M.E.Sharpe) Funded by Eli M. Oboler Library   On & Off Campus Online
Encyclopedia of the Jazz Age Encyclopedia of the Jazz Age (M.E.Sharpe) Funded by Eli M. Oboler Library   On & Off Campus Online
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia Description Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EBSCOhost) Funded by Eli M. Oboler Library   On & Off Campus Online
Gale Virtual Reference Library Description Gale Virtual Reference Library Funded by Eli M. Oboler Library   On & Off Campus Online
Global Reference Center Description Global Reference Center Funded by Eli M. Oboler Library   On & Off Campus Online
Middle Search Plus Description Middle Search Plus (EBSCOhost) Funded by Eli M. Oboler Library   On & Off Campus Online
Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos & Latinas in the United States Description Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos & Latinas in the United States Funded by Eli M. Oboler Library   On & Off Campus Online
Oxford Music Online Description Oxford Music Online (formerly Grove Music Online) Funded by Eli M. Oboler Library 2-3 On & Off Campus Online
Oxford Reference Online Premium Collection Description Oxford Reference Online: Premium Collection Funded by Eli M. Oboler Library   On & Off Campus Online
Postwar America Description Postwar America (M.E.Sharpe) Funded by Eli M. Oboler Library   On & Off Campus Online
Social Issues in America Description Social Issues in America (M.E.Sharpe) Funded by Eli M. Oboler Library   On & Off Campus Online

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Books

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Encyclopedias

Concise Columbia Encyclopedia (Reference Collection: AG 5. C 737 1989b): This short encyclopedia is designed for quick look-up of basic information.

New Encyclopaedia Britannica (Reference Collection: AE 5. E 363 1994): This 32 volume encyclopedia contains articles ranging from brief to extensive multi-page histories of topics and countries. Indexed.

New York Public Library Desk Reference (Reference Desk: AG 6. N 49 1998): This desk reference volume provides answers to many commonly asked science, history, literature, domestics, and mathematics questions, and so on. Indexed.


Web Sites

Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition: This site allows full text searching of the sixth edition of the Columbia Encyclopedia.

Wikipedia: This Web site contains thousands of articles on an extremely diverse range of topics. Articles in other languages are also available. NOTE: This Web site can be edited by anyone. Please carefully evaluate any information you choose to use from this site.


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