Housed in these databases that are provided by the library is a bounty of information. Whether you’re looking for a basic encyclopedia or specific information on a state or country, we have the resource for you!
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Looking for information on a state? Have a report due soon? Planning on moving? Find information on all 50 states and 5 US territories here!
In Encyclopedia Britannica, you can find more than 72,000 articles; over 10,000 illustrations, including photographs, drawings, maps, and flags; and more than 75,000 definitions — including pronunciation guides and word histories — from Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary. It’s just what the title says it is — Encyclopedia Britannica, online.
Looking for how-to books or authoritative information? ebrary is our new online 24/7 library that gives you access to thousands of nonfiction and fiction books online. Whether looking for fun, doing term papers, learning how to cook or taking care of your dog, ebrary has innovative technology that makes the research process quick and efficient.
It’s the Encyclopedia Britannica, but in Spanish.
Britannica’s Global Reference Center is the home of comprehensive online content in a variety of global languages. These extensive and thorough databases are intuitive and fast, delivering trustworthy information from around the globe.
Gale Online Resources is a variety of reference ebooks on various topics that the Adams County Library System has purchased for you to use. You’ll find history, career and science reference books inside as well as many more!