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* [[The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy -> http://plato.stanford.edu/]]\\
An online encyclopedia of philosophy combined with with peer reviewed publication of original papers in philosophy. Maintained by Stanford University.\\\

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* [[http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Portada| Wikipedia (En Espanol)]]\\
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* [[http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Portada| Wikipedia (En Español)]]\\
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* '''Encyclopedia Americana''' ([[http://wmars.cwmars.org/record=b2996201~S41| Forbes Library]])\\
A large Encyclopedia with an emphasis on American history. The 2002 edition can be found in the reference room.\\\

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* '''Encyclopedia Britannica''' ([[http://wmars.cwmars.org/record=b3681281~S41| Forbes Library]]|[[http://www.britannica.com/| online]])\\
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* '''Encyclopedia Britannica''' ([[http://bark.cwmars.org/eg/opac/record/1047198| Forbes Library]]|[[http://www.britannica.com/| online]])\\
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* '''The World Book Encyclopedia''' ([[http://wmars.cwmars.org/record=b3839798~S41| Forbes Library]])\\
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* '''The World Book Encyclopedia''' ([[http://bark.cwmars.org/eg/opac/record/1151285| Forbes Library]])\\
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Encyclopedias are available on many topics. You can find many subject encyclopedias in  print in our [[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search~S41/| online catalog]] and many more are available online through databases such as [[http://www.credoreference.com/logincard.do?clientid=1389| Credo Reference]] (highly recommended!) or the [[http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=GVRL&locid=mlin_w_forbes| Gale Virtual Reference Library ]]. Please [[http://www.forbeslibrary.org/ref/AskALibrarian.shtml| ask a librarian]] if you need assistance!
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Encyclopedias are available on many topics. You can find many subject encyclopedias in  print in our [[http://bark.cwmars.org/eg/opac/home?loc=247| online catalog]] and many more are available online through databases such as [[http://www.credoreference.com/logincard.do?clientid=1389| Credo Reference]] (highly recommended!) or the [[http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=GVRL&locid=mlin_w_forbes| Gale Virtual Reference Library ]]. Please [[http://www.forbeslibrary.org/ref/AskALibrarian.shtml| ask a librarian]] if you need assistance!
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-> [[Credo Reference -> http://www.credoreference.com/logincard.do?clientid=1389]] covers every major subject, with easy access to trusted content from over 70 of the world's leading academic publishers. This aggregate database includes highly-regarded reference titles, including topical many encyclopedias, and seamless linking to other valuable and trusted information sources to speed your research.
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[[Credo Reference -> http://www.credoreference.com/logincard.do?clientid=1389]] covers every major subject, with easy access to trusted content from over 70 of the world's leading academic publishers. This aggregate database includes highly-regarded reference titles, including topical many encyclopedias, and seamless linking to other valuable and trusted information sources to speed your research.
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-> [[Credo Reference -> http://www.credoreference.com/logincard.do?clientid=1389]]\\
Credo Reference
covers every major subject, with easy access to trusted content from over 70 of the world's leading academic publishers. This aggregate database includes highly-regarded reference titles, including topical many encyclopedias, and seamless linking to other valuable and trusted information sources to speed your research.
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-> [[Credo Reference -> http://www.credoreference.com/logincard.do?clientid=1389]] covers every major subject, with easy access to trusted content from over 70 of the world's leading academic publishers. This aggregate database includes highly-regarded reference titles, including topical many encyclopedias, and seamless linking to other valuable and trusted information sources to speed your research.
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(:see-also:)
* [[Dictionaries]]
* [[Libraries]]
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-> [[Credo Reference -> http://www.credoreference.com/logincard.do?clientid=1389]]\\
Credo Reference covers every major subject, with easy access to trusted content from over 70 of the world's leading academic publishers. This aggregate database includes highly-regarded reference titles, including topical many encyclopedias, and seamless linking to other valuable and trusted information sources to speed your research.
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A selected list of general encyclopedias. Also see[[#topicalEncyclopedias| Topical Encyclopedias]] on this same page.
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A selected list of general encyclopedias.
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* [[http://simple.wikipedia.org/| Simple English Wikipedia]]\\
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* [[http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page| Simple English Wikipedia]]\\
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* [[http://es.wikipedia.org/| Wikipedia (En Espanol)]]\\
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* [[http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Portada| Wikipedia (En Espanol)]]\\
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The following list of online specialty encyclopedias is a work in progress:
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The following is a short list of online specialty encyclopedias:
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Encyclopedias are available on many topics. You can find many subject encyclopedias in  print in our [[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search~S41/| online catalog]] and many more are available online through databases such as [[http://www.credoreference.com/logincard.do?clientid=1389| Credo Reference]]. Please [[http://www.forbeslibrary.org/ref/AskALibrarian.shtml| ask a librarian]] if you need assistance!
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Encyclopedias are available on many topics. You can find many subject encyclopedias in  print in our [[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search~S41/| online catalog]] and many more are available online through databases such as [[http://www.credoreference.com/logincard.do?clientid=1389| Credo Reference]] (highly recommended!) or the [[http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=GVRL&locid=mlin_w_forbes| Gale Virtual Reference Library ]]. Please [[http://www.forbeslibrary.org/ref/AskALibrarian.shtml| ask a librarian]] if you need assistance!
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Encyclopedias are available on many topics. You can find many subject encyclopedias in our [[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search~S41/| online catalog]]. Please [[http://www.forbeslibrary.org/ref/AskALibrarian.shtml| ask a librarian]] if you need assistance!
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Encyclopedias are available on many topics. You can find many subject encyclopedias in  print in our [[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search~S41/| online catalog]] and many more are available online through databases such as [[http://www.credoreference.com/logincard.do?clientid=1389| Credo Reference]]. Please [[http://www.forbeslibrary.org/ref/AskALibrarian.shtml| ask a librarian]] if you need assistance!
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A selected list of general encyclopedias. Also see[[#topicalEncyclopedias| Topical Encyclopedias]] on this same page.
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* '''Wikipedia'''\\
http://www.wikipedia.org/\\
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* [[http://simple.wikipedia.org/| Simple English Wikipedia]]\\
A free, collaboratively written encyclopedia written in simple language, appropriate for children and adults learning English as a second language.\\\

* [[http://www.wikipedia.org/| Wikipedia]]
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* '''Wikipedia''' (En Espanol)\\
http://es.wikipedia.org/
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!!Topical Encyclopedias
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!![[#topicalEncyclopedias]]Topical Encyclopedias
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'''Encyclopedia Britannica''' ([[http://wmars.cwmars.org/record=b3681281~S41| Forbes Library]]|[[http://www.britannica.com/| online]])\\
The oldest English language encyclopedia in print, the Britannica is aimed at educated adults and is well known for its scholarly approach. The 2010 edition can always be used at the library and some limited content is available for free online.

'''How Products Are Made'''
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http://www
.madehow.com/
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Thompson Gale's 7 volume print set is now available online. Search through the alphabetical list to discover how everything from aspirin to toilet paper is made
.

'''Encyclopedia
.com'''
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http://www.encyclopedia.com
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over 500,000 entries from vetted reference sources

'''Wikipedia'''\\
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!!General Encyclopedias

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'''Encyclopedia Americana''' ([[http://wmars.cwmars.org/record=b2996201~S41| Forbes Library]])\\
A large Encyclopedia with an emphasis on American history. The 2002 edition can be found in the reference room.\\\

* '''Encyclopedia Britannica''' ([[http://wmars.cwmars.org/record=b3681281~S41| Forbes Library]]|[[http://www.britannica.com/| online]])\\
The oldest English language encyclopedia in print, the Britannica
is aimed at educated adults and is well known for its scholarly approach. The 2010 edition can always be used at the library and some limited content is available for free online.\\\

* [[http://www
.encyclopedia.com|Encyclopedia.com]]\\
A searchable reference allowing you to search over 100 reputable reference works including the 6th edition of The Columbia Encyclopedia and Webster’s New World Dictionary.\\\

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'''Wikipedia'''\\
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The free encyclopedia that is written collaboratively by people all over the world.  Since its creation in 2001, Wikipedia has rapidly grown into the largest reference Web site on the Internet, with over 1.5 million articles in English alone.  Since anyone can edit it, be sure to verify sources.

'''Wikipedia''' (En Espanol)\\
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A free encyclopedia written collaboratively by people all over the world.  Since its creation in 2001, Wikipedia has rapidly grown into the largest reference Web site on the Internet, with over 1.5 million articles in English alone.  Since anyone can edit it, be sure to verify sources.\\\

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'''Wikipedia''' (En Espanol)\\
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La enciclopedia de contenido libre que todos pueden editar.  La versión en español comenzó en 2001 y tiene mas de 3 mil artículos. Puesto que cualquier persona puede corregirlo, sea seguro verificar fuentes.

To browse the Forbes Library
's encyclopedias by subject
click
[[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search~S41/d?SEARCH=encyclopedia|here]].
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La enciclopedia de contenido libre que todos pueden editar.  La versión en español comenzó en 2001 y tiene mas de 3 mil artículos. Puesto que cualquier persona puede corregirlo, sea seguro verificar fuentes.\\\

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'''The World Book Encyclopedia''' ([[http://wmars.cwmars.org/record=b3839798~S41| Forbes Library]])\\
A popular and easy to use Encyclopedia. A recommended starting point for many student projects. The 2011 edition can be found in the reference room.

!!Topical Encyclopedias

Encyclopedias are available on many topics. You can find many subject encyclopedias in our [[http://wmars.cwmars.org/search~S41/| online catalog]]. Please [[http://www.forbeslibrary.org/ref/AskALibrarian.shtml| ask a librarian]] if you need assistance!

The following list of online specialty encyclopedias is a work in progress:

* [[http://www.madehow.com/| How Products Are Made]]\\
An online version of Thompson Gale's 7 volume print set about how things are made. Entries are written for a general audience
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'''Encyclopedia Britannica''' ([[http://wmars.cwmars.org/record=b3681281~S41| Forbes Library]]|[[http://www.britannica.com/| online]])\\
The oldest English language encyclopedia in print, the Britannica is aimed at educated adults and is well known for its scholarly approach. The 2010 edition can always be used at the library and some limited content is available for free online.

'''How Products Are Made
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MSN's Encarta Encyclopedia with over 4,500 articles from Aardvark to Zambia. 

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Thompson Gale's 7 volume print set is now available online. Search through the alphabetical list to discover how everything from aspirin to toilet paper is made. 

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Contain's nearly 51,000 entries. 

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'''How Products Are Made'''
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http://www.madehow.com/
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Thompson Gale's 7 volume print set is now available online. Search through the alphabetical list to discover how everything from aspirin to toilet paper is made.

'''Encyclopedia.com'''
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http://www.encyclopedia.com
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->La enciclopedia de contenido libre que todos pueden editar.  La versión en español comenzó en 2001 y tiene mas de 3 mil artículos. Puesto que cualquier persona puede corregirlo, sea seguro verificar fuentes.

To browse the [+Forbes Library Encyclopedias+] by subject\\
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'''Wikipedia''' (En Espanol)\\
http://es.wikipedia.org/\\
La enciclopedia de contenido libre que todos pueden
editar.  La versión en español comenzó en 2001 y tiene mas de 3 mil artículos. Puesto que cualquier persona puede corregirlo, sea seguro verificar fuentes.

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To browse the [+Forbes Library Encyclopedias+] by subject\\
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The free encyclopedia that is written collaboratively by people all over the world.  Since its creation in 2001, Wikipedia has rapidly grown into the largest reference Web site on the Internet, with over 1.5 million articles in English alone.  Since anyone can edit it, be sure to verify sources.

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'''How Products Are Made'''
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Thompson Gale's 7 volume print set is now available online. Search through the alphabetical list to discover how everything from aspirin to toilet paper is made.

'''Wikipedia'''
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[[http://www.wikipedia.org]]
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The free encyclopedia that is written collaboratively by people all over the world.  Since its creation in 2001, Wikipedia has rapidly grown into the largest reference Web site on the Internet, with over 1.5 million articles in English alone.  Since anyone can edit it, be sure to verify sources.
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The free encyclopedia that anyone can edit.  Since its creation in 2001, Wikipedia has rapidly grown into the largest reference Web site on the Internet. The content of Wikipedia is free, and is written collaboratively by people from all around the world.

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MSN's Encarta Encyclopedia with over 4,500 articles from Aardvark to Zambia.

'''Columbia Encyclopedia'''
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http://www.bartleby.com/65/
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Contain's nearly 51,000 entries.
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