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Wednesday, May 04, 2005

Need to do research?

Try the Encyclopædia Britannica Online, available from the library's website.

Encyclopædia Britannica Online includes the complete encyclopedia, as well as Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, Britannica Student Encyclopedia and the Britannica Book of the Year. You can also use Encyclopædia Britannica Online to search an Internet directory that includes more than 300,000 links to Web sites selected, rated, and reviewed by Britannica editors.

Through this service, you can find more than 118,000 articles, updated and revised by Encyclopædia Britannica editors and contributors; over 14,000 illustrations, including photographs, drawings, maps, and flags; and more than 215,000 entries--including definitions, pronunciation guides, and word histories--from Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus.

Advanced search and navigation capabilities and the power of the Internet make Encyclopædia Britannica Online an invaluable reference and research tool.[1]

[1] "About Encyclopedia Britannica Online." <http://www.search.eb.com/help/about> [Accessed May 4, 2005].

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