Encyclopedias and General Research

For information on individuals, see Biographies.

For currents events, see also News and Current Events or Magazines and Newspapers.

ERIC (FirstSearch)

Search journal articles, records and reports going back to 1966 in the field of education.

World Book Timelines

Discover events spanning a wide variety of subjects, including art, sports, and technolgy.


"Wikipedia is a free content encyclopedia that is being written collaboratively by contributors from all around the world." The quality of the content on this site varies dramatically because of the lack of editorial oversight, but it is worth exploring.  

World Book Reference Center

The popular World Book encyclopedia in an online format that includes articles, printable maps, images, and videos.

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