Encyclopedia aggregator and one-stop-shop for academic information.
Featuring 100,000 scholarly articles. Highly respected.
10,000 articles on Catholic history, interests, and doctrine.
Columbia's online encyclopedia offers 51,000 entries.
Computer Desktop Encyclopedia
Featuring 20,000 topics and 2,500 images. Search field at bottom of page.
Premier encyclopedia covering mythology, folklore, and religion.
Encyclopedia of Life
Database of scientific information on and photographs of known species.
Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Hundreds of original contributions by philosophy experts and volunteers.
Encyclopedia of Symbols
2,500 western signs and ideograms grouped by graphic characteristics.
Online resources from the Smithsonian Institution.
Digital collection of scientific and cultural texts, images, videos, and sounds.
Open database of the world's information.
How Stuff Works
Source for easy-to-understand explanations of how things work.
Medline Medical Encyclopedia (by ADAM)
Diseases, symptoms, injuries, and more with photographs and illustrations.
Encyclopedia aggregator. Sources include Columbia Encyclopedia and Wikipedia.
Peer-reviewed open-access encyclopedia written by scholars from around the world.
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Hundreds of refereed encyclopedia entries.
Encyclopedia of more than 3,000 famous people and fictional characters.
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World Digital Library
Archive of primary materials from cultures around the world.