Core Databases and Indexes
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To search for a specific journal, use the A-Z Journal List.
The following are selected encyclopedias. For more encyclopedias, or for subject specific encyclopedias, please use the library catalog: Library Catalog.
To find books in other libraries, try using WorldCat, a collective catalog for thousands of libraries in the United States, Canada, and around the world. This catalog should not be used as a substitute for this library's catalog, but as another avenue of searching for books.
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.
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.