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Encyclopedia aggregator and one-stop-shop for academic information.

answers.com - Aggregator


Featuring 100,000 scholarly articles. Highly respected.

britannica.com - Encyclopedia

Catholic Encyclopedia

10,000 articles on Catholic history, interests, and doctrine.

newadvent.org/cathen - Religion

Columbia Encyclopedia (via FactMonster)

Columbia's online encyclopedia offers 57,000 entries.

factmonster.com/encyclopedia - Encyclopedia

Computer Desktop Encyclopedia

Featuring 20,000 topics and 2,500 images. Search field at bottom of page.

computerlanguage.com - Computers

Encyclopedia Mythica

Premier encyclopedia covering mythology, folklore, and religion.

pantheon.org - Mythology

Encyclopedia of Life

Database of scientific information on and photographs of known species.

eol.org - Biology

Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Hundreds of original contributions by philosophy experts and volunteers.

iep.utm.edu - Philosophy

Encyclopedia of Symbols

2,500 western signs and ideograms grouped by graphic characteristics.

symbols.com - Symbols

Encyclopedia Smithsonian

Online resources from the Smithsonian Institution.

si.edu - Encyclopedia


Digital collection of scientific and cultural texts, images, videos, and sounds.


How Stuff Works

Source for easy-to-understand explanations of how things work.

howstuffworks.com - Science

Medline Medical Encyclopedia (by ADAM)

Diseases, symptoms, injuries, and more with photographs and illustrations.

nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus - Medical Encyclopedia


Encyclopedia aggregator. Sources include Columbia Encyclopedia and Wikipedia.

reference.com - Information Aggregator


Peer-reviewed open-access encyclopedia written by scholars from around the world.


Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Hundreds of refereed encyclopedia entries.

plato.stanford.edu - Philosophy


Encyclopedia of more than 3,000 famous people and fictional characters.

who2.com - Famous People


Find more than 2,000,000 entries, written and edited by users.

wikipedia.org - Encyclopedia

World Book

Traditional encyclopedia in print since 1917. Subscription required.

worldbook.com - Encyclopedia

World Digital Library

Archive of primary materials from cultures around the world.

wdl.org - Encyclopedia