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CREDO Reference - Over 3 million full text entries from over 490 reference books covering many different subject areas, including Art, Business, Geography, History, etc. This resource is available to Blinn College students, faculty & staff only. List of all available titles

Gale Virtual Reference Library - The subject encyclopedias accessible through the Gale Virtual Reference Library include
the Encyclopedia of Bioethics, the Encyclopedia of Religion,the Encyclopedia of Sociology, the Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology,
and many more. This resource is available to Blinn College students, faculty & staff only.


General Encyclopedias Search through more than 100 sources, such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, and thesauri, with facts, definitions, biographies, synonyms, word origins and abbreviations.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online version of the Encyclopedia Britannica.

Encyclopedia Smithsonian Detailed index to resources at the Smithsonian Institute.

Funk & Wagnall's New Encyclopedia An online encyclopedia that indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics. Full text for each record may be easily accessed by double clicking on the topic from the display. The database contains various images and offers brief biographies as well as information in a variety of subject areas.

Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia A multilingual project to create a complete and accurate free content encyclopedia. Search by keyword or select from one the topic lists available.

Subject Encyclopedias

Handbook of Texas Online A multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture sponsored by the Texas State Historical Association and the General Libraries at UT Austin. Search by keyword or select from the master browse list of article titles.

The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy Search by keyword or select from the index to view articles, which include original contributions by philosophers, adaptations of material written by the editors for classroom purposes, and adaptations from public domain sources.

MedlinePlus: A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia Includes over 4,000 articles about diseases, tests, symptoms, injuries, and surgeries. It also contains an extensive library of medical photographs and illustrations.

The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is a dynamic reference work and is a publishing project of the Metaphysics Research Lab at the Center for the Study of Language and Information (CSLI) at Stanford University.

Most free Internet encyclopedias contain brief articles. If you are in the library, you can find longer articles in printed encyclopedias. Go to the 031 call number range in the reference section for general encyclopedias, such as World Book and Encyclopedia Britannica. The library also has subject encyclopedias providing in-depth information on many topics throughout the reference section. Ask a librarian to help you find one that will cover your topic.



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