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General Encyclopedias

Fact Monster by grade
Info Please
current topics
Encyclopedia search by word or letter.
Online Encyclopedia useful contemporary topics
Business and Economics
Career Links By College Major

Infoplease Almanacs-- world, US history/government, biography, sports, arts/entertainment, business, society/culture, health/science

Fast Facts-- statistics primarily on the United States and Canada almanac information for the 50 states, 
commonwealths,  and territories


Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary and Thesaurus
Financial Dictionary from Investo Word 
FOLDOC Computing Dictionary
Dictionary of the History of Ideas
quotation spage


Atlas from InfoPlease-- features maps and detailed profiles of all 193 countries and  the 50 U.S. states.

Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection maps by location, history topics, current events, and an extensive list of map internet sites.

Encyclopedias-Subject Specific
The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics
Encyclopedia of Law and Economics

History of Economic Thought

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy