ENCYCLOPEDIA & DICTIONARY DATABASES AT LAKE FOREST LIBRARY

Access Science No Remote Access 
Fully-searchable articles from McGraw-Hill’s Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 10 th Ed. Includes illustrations and graphics, research updates, definitions, and science biographies and news.


Encyclopedia Britannica Online Reference Center No Remote Access 
Includes encyclopedia articles with pictures, notable events of the year, maps, timelines, world data, quotations, the full text of more than 200 classic works, and a dictionary and thesaurus.

Gale Virtual Reference Library Available Remotely & App Available
Complete encyclopedias and reference sources on many topics. Search individual titles or the entire collection at once. From the Gale databases page, select Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Statistical Abstract of the United States Available Remotely
Covering information from the 1950s to present, The Statistical Abstract of the United States compiles  statistical reference information. As a comprehensive collection of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States, it is a snapshot of America and its people.
 
World Book Online Reference Center Available In Library and Remotely
Includes World Book Advance, Student, and Kids encyclopedias, all fully-searchable with pictures. Also includes World Book Discover with a dictionary, atlas, timelines, and more. French and Spanish encyclopedias are also available at this site. Illinois articles and resources are available at the "Explore Illinois" link from World Book Advance page.

 

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