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Access a wide range of reference resources, including the Encyclopedia Britannica.

Britannica library - Junior 

Designed for young and enquiring minds, this lively fun and content rich area is sure to encourage their thirst for knowledge, all in a safe online environment.

Britannica library - Student  Britannic Online Student : This link opens in a new window

Written and visually designed for ages 12-18, it provides curriculum-mapped content for secondary school students. it is packed with pictures, detailed diagrams, and engaging text with additional research tools. 

Britannica library - Adult  Britannica Online Library Edition : This link opens in a new window

Fast and easy access to high-quality information. Contains: Encyclopædia Britannica, Britannica Book of the Year, Britannica Concise, Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary & Thesaurus and many other research tools.

Credo reference  Credo : This link opens in a new window

The ideal starting point for research on any subject. With more than 1000 reference titles titles from over 100 highly regarded publishers: encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations, atlases as well as hundreds of subject specific titles covering every major subject. It also includes over 10,000 Topic Pages and a Mind Map visual search tool for brainstorming.

Oxford Dictionaries English Oxford Dictionaries : This link opens in a new window

Oxforddictionaries.com is your destination whenever you need language guidance: every time you need to know the meaning or pronunciation of a word, how to translate it into another language, or whether you're using it correctly. It's your first point of reference and your guide to the language of today.

Oxford English Dictionary  Oxford English Dictionary : This link opens in a new window

The unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words - past and present - from across the English-speaking world, also a crossword solvers' dream!

Oxford Reference  Oxford Reference Online : This link opens in a new window

The home of Oxford's quality reference publishing, bringing together over 2 million entries, providing unrivalled coverage of everything from art to accountancy, politics to physics, and computing to classics.

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography  Oxford Dictionary of National Biography : This link opens in a new window

The national record of men and women who have shaped British history and culture, worldwide, from the Romans to the 21st century.


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