Electronic Resources Available through the libraryBritannica Online Public Library Edition
Britannica Online Public Library Edition contains 4 full encyclopedias, the Encyclopædia Britannica, Compton’s by Britannica, Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia, and Britannica Concise Encyclopedia each covering the research needs of a different age group. Along with this encyclopedia content, Public Library Edition contains full-text magazine articles, Web sites that have been reviewed and verified by Britannica editors, a homework help section for students, a world atlas, Merriam-Webster dictionaries and thesauri for children and adults, a Spanish-English dictionary, video and audio content, daily content updates, and more.
An extensive collection of hundreds of thousands of acronyms, abbreviations, and initialisms. There are also other languages included.
Provides instructions on how to remove your account or public profile on most popular websites (e.g. facebook, yahoo, spotify, etc) and links you to the right location in many cases. Color coding indicates ease with which your account can be removed (white=easy, black=difficult to impossible, grey=somewhere between white and black).
Lists acronyms for just about anything and everything sorted by relevance in terms of commonality and popularity. Also includes text information from Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia on each entry.
Includes all content from the 6th edition of Columbia Encyclopedia and information from over 100 other encyclopedias (general, medical, science, etc). Articles from Columbia Encyclopedia and some other reference tools are free, but for some sources, particularly journal and magazine articles, you will only get a description and an excerpt. To see the full article, you will need a paid subscription.
A specialized but broad-reaching online encyclopedia with articles on "how stuff works." Content is organized into categories for adventure, autos, culture, entertainment, money, etc, each with numerous subcategories. Find what you are looking for by browsing the categories or by using the search box.
Online encyclopedia. Updates are relatively slow, but sources are very reliable.
An online dictionary with a Word of the Day feature and some word-based puzzles and quizzes.
OANDA Currency Converter
Convert any type of currency into another. Also does historical exchange rates.
A dictionary and thesaurus focused on slang expressions. Often edgy.
An internet-only encyclopedia containing over 4 million articles in its English version and has versions in over 100 other languages. By far the largest encyclopedia in existence. It is a wiki site, a collaborative project by internet users that allows easy input and online editing by any user.