Alkek Library News

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

New Database: Encyclopedia Britannica Online

Alkek Library has just added Encyclopedia Britannica Online to its array of databases. Besides the in-depth encyclopedia articles, the online version of the popular 32-volume print encyclopedia includes many additional resources :

  • Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary

  • Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Thesaurus

  • Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Quotations

  • The New York Times, BBC News, and SBS World News headlines from around the world

  • World Data Analyst Online: Create your own tables and graphs comparing countries using the most recent statistics or historical statistics, which show changes in countries over time.

  • World Atlas

  • Timelines

  • Year in Review

  • Gateway to the Classics: electronic versions of significant works of history, literature, philosophy, and science.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online can be accessed through the Databases section of the library homepage or directly



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