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  • All EBSCOhost Databases
    EBSCOhost is home to the following databases: Academic Search Premier, Alt Health Watch, Business Source Premier, Computer Source: Consume Edition, ERIC, Health Source: Consumer Edition, Health Source: Nursing & Academic, MAS FullTEXT Ultra, MasterFILE Premier, MEDLINE, Middle Search Plus, Newspaper Source, Primary Search, Professional Development Collection, Psychology & Behavioral Science Collection, Religion & Philosophy Collection, Sociological Collection and Vocational Search & Career Collection.

  • Enciclopedia Universal en Español
    La más comprensiva enciclopedia en español, de la Encyclopædia Brittanica, con más de 47,000 articulos, 8,300 fotos, tablas, mapas, banderas, e imágenes; un diccionario con 65, 000 palabras; un atlas del mundo detallando los países, las mapas, las estadísticas, las ciudades mayores, la distribución de lad idiomas y las religiones del mundo; y la cronología de los eventos importantes de la historia en una forma gráfica.

    The most comprehensive encyclopedia in the Spanish language, from Encyclopædia Brittanica, with over 47,000 articles; 8,300 photos, tables, maps, flags, and images; a dictionary with 65,000 entries; a world atlas detaling countries, maps, statistics, major world cities, and distribution of languages and religions; and timelines that show the events of the past in rich graphical form.

  • How Stuff Works
    HowStuffWorks is the leading source of credible, unbiased, and easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works. From car engines to search engines, from cell phones to stem cells, and thousands of subjects in between, no topic is too big or too small for our expert editorial staff to unmask.

  • Oxford Reference Online
    Brings together language and subject reference works from one of the world's biggest reference publishers into a single cross-searchable resource. ORO is updated at least three times a year with new titles, new editions, and additional features. Search over 1.3 million entries including 15,540+ illustrations with color photographs, line diagrams, maps, and tables, 42 timelines, 775+ maps, 36,000+ invaluable bibliographies, 167,000+ biographical entries, and 3,165+ external Web links.

  • The Free Dictionary
    English, Medical, Legal, Financial, and Computer Dictionaries, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, a Literature Reference Library, and a Search Engine all in one.

  • World Book Online Reference Center
    The World Book Online Reference Center includes all the articles from the 22-volume print set, plus thousands more. The comprehensive site hosts more than 20,000 pictures, maps, videos, and sounds, plus a wealth of learning activities and educator tools.