Encyclopedias & General Reference

Encyclopedias & General Reference

Encyclopedias from the New York Online Virtual Electronic Library include:

  • Britannica Academic
    Meeting the reference needs for all academic users.
  • Britannica Escolar
    A Spanish elementary encyclopedia for grades K-8
  • Britannica School
    Meeting the reference needs for all students.

Selections for students include:

  • Gale in Context: Elementary
    Learn about animals, plants, music, science, sports, and more.
  • Gale in Context: Middle School
    Academic articles, images, topic selections, and more for middle schoolers.
  • Opposing Viewpoints
    Continuously updated information and opinions cover hot issues.

Selections for educators include:

Provided by the New York State Library, NOVELny is a Statewide Internet Library connecting New Yorkers to 21st century information. NOVELNY is supported with temporary federal Library Services and Technology Act funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).