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Oxford English Dictionary Online
Definitive source of information about the meaning, history, and pronunciation of the English language over the last millennium. Dictionary entries contain definitions, detailed etymological analysis, and are illustrated with quotations from a wide range of English language sources.
Oxford Research Encyclopedias
Overview articles written, peer-reviewed, and edited by leading scholars. Each of the twenty-five distinct encyclopedias cover both foundational and cutting-edge topics in order to develop, over time, an anchoring knowledge base for major areas of research across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.
World Book Early World of Learning
Narrated stories, interactive games, educational videos, leveled reading practice, and a visual interactive encyclopedia for preschoolers and children in early elementary grades.
World Book Online Reference Center
Access an encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, homework help, study aids, and curriculum guides.
Worldbook Kids
Search for articles, pictures, maps, and definitions. Hands-on actitivies, puzzles, and exercises for elementary school students and teachers are also available.
Worldbook Spanish / Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
Este recurso en Español para estudiantes de la escuela elemental incluye artículos, mapas, banderas, tablas y casillas de hechos, y enlaces a páginas de Internet en Español. / This Spanish language resource for elementary school students includes articles, maps, flags, tables and fact boxes, and links to Spanish language websites.
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