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Encyclopaedia Britannica

Encyclopaedia Britannica is the online version of the famous encyclopaedia, bringing you hundreds of thousands of objective articles, biographies, videos, and more. 


Britannica Library Junior for ages 5-10 contains safe, fact-checked, age-appropriate content for homework help and learning, covering the subjects of art, history, geography, science and much more.


Britannica Library Student for ages 10-14 contains up to the minute news, articles, videos, facts and assignment resources.



Oxford Dictionaries

Oxford Dictionaries is an extensive and smart-linked English language resource which includes up-to-date online dictionaries, thesauruses and language reference content based on the largest language research programme in the world. It offers quick search access to definitions of words, phrases, and idioms, with expert guidance on grammar, spelling, style and usage; plus specialist guides for legal and technical writing.



Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary is widely recognised as the most authoritative and comprehensive dictionary of English in the world. It traces the evolution of more than 600,000 words over the last 1,500 years through 3 million quotations from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books.



Oxford Reference Online

Oxford Reference Online's premium collection brings you the best of Oxford University Press's reference titles covering a large range of subjects. It offers both in-depth content and authoritative, quick-reference coverage.