R&R – Encyclopedias & Almanacs

Library Resources

  • Encyclopedia Americana Brimming with all of the informative articles and insights you’ve come to expect in the print encyclopedia, plus thousands of revisions not published in print! 45,000 articles, with tables of contents for longer entries, are updated quarterly.
  • Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia For middle school students.
  • New Book of Knowlege Encyclopedia This encyclopedia for students in grades 3-6 includes full-text articles, maps, photos, graphs and more, including up-to-date news.
  • Reference Books Online Gale Virtual Reference Library – This database contains a wide variety of books including such diverse sources as: the Encyclopedia of Business and Finance, Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion and U*X*L Encyclopedia of Science. Find authoritative information on a large number of topics. It’s like having a tall stack of reference books at your fingertips! Try these tutorials: 1) Basics, 2) Browse & Search, 3) Download PDF to Your eReader
  • World Book Encyclopedia More than 25,000 encyclopedia articles for students from grades 4-12.



  • Wikipedia A free encyclopedia with millions of articles contributed collaboratively using Wiki software, in dozens of languages.