E-Library Encyclpedias & More

All Online Databases

General Encyclopedias

iconEncyclopedia Americana
Encyclopedia Americana articles include links to further readings, a bibliography, selected full text articles, web page links, and links to related articles.

iconGrolier Multimedia Encyclopedia
The Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia includes encyclopedia articles, news, timelines, quizzes and games, and research starters. It also includes an atlas and dictionary. Articles can be grouped by lexile level and are aligned to standards.

Specialized Resources

business graphBusiness Insights: 
Business Insights: Essentials combines all of the content formerly found in Business & Company Resource Center with a new interface designed around the research goals and workflows of your diverse business research community. Easily find information on companies, industries and more in the context of timely news, statistical data, and in-depth reports.Essentials

CareersFerguson's Career Guidance Center
Ferguson’s covers 94 different industries in 16 major “clusters” on its site. Colleges and trade schools are highlighted, as well as career assessment. Find blog posts on leadership, internships, hiring practices, and more.

GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 612,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 9,100 records.

stethoscopeHealth Reference Center Academic
Multi-source database provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health information sources in InfoTrac's award-winning Health Reference Center. All in a single, easy-to-use database, the material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.    

Job NowJob Now
Job coaches provide live online assistance (resume preparation, interview practice, etc.) for jobseekers, and the Adult Learning Center offers an online writing lab, test preparation (including the GED) and the U.S. Citizenship Test.

Yin-Yang symbolOpposing Viewpoints
An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the new solution features continuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.


Reference USA Business Directory
Provides access to the most accurate and comprehensive business database in the United States. This database contains information on over 14 million businesses. Each detailed business record contains business name, street address, city, state, county, zip code, primary contact and executive title, phone number, fax number, and toll-free number (where available). Also find annual reports, parent company, business profile, and sales volume.

Reference USA Residential Directory
Contains approximately 110 million households pulled from 6,000 telephone directories. Information includes name, address, telephone number as well as census statistics such as median income levels and home values. Listings appear as they are identified in the phone book.