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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 Reference

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



Oxford Dictionaries All Languages

Oxford Dictionaries All Languages offers comprehensive language guidance in nine major world languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. Along with access to regular updates to our world-class monolingual and bilingual dictionaries across each language, Oxford Dictionaries also offers access to grammar guidance and language resources, including New Hart’s Rules, Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage, and Garner’s Dictionary of Legal Use.



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 Research Encyclopaedias


The Oxford Research Encyclopedias contain current, peer-reviewed trustworthy research, read in 30 minutes or less across 25 encyclopedias. This resource includes the Encyclopaedia of Social Work and the Oxford Classical Dictionary.