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New Digital Encyclopedias Available

While we were in the process of updating our paper encyclopedias, we got a suggestion that we add the digital versions as well. So we’ve bought both Academic World Book and Encyclopedia Britannica in digital form this year. Both are available directly on campus and by logging in with k number and password off campus.

Academic World Book

Encyclopedia Britannica

In addition to regular encyclopedia entries, both encyclopedia databases include short videos on many subjects. Also explore features like “Teaching with Documents”, “Special Reports”, and vetted web links.

Whether or not there is use of these two resources will determine whether we renew them for next year or not, so try them both.

There is also a MUCH less robust encyclopedia, Funk and Wagnalls, available through EBSCOhost that automatically comes with the EBSCO subscription.

Sarah Uthoff is a reference library at Kirkwood Community College. LIKE the Kirkwood Community College Library on Facebook and find links to Sarah all over the web at her About Me Profile.