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Columbia Encyclopedia
Search as well as browse this resource which contains brief entries with keywords hyperlinked to related entries.

Encyclopedia.com
More than 50,000 articles can be accessed from the Columbia Encyclopedia, sixth edition.

Encyclopedia of Chicago
A major reference resource for the history of the city of Chicago.

Facts Encyclopedia
A part of refdesk.com this encyclopedia is designed to be fast, easy, and intuitive while providing comprehensive content.

glbtq - Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer Encyclopedia
The glbtq encyclopedia was founded with a single objective in mind: to serve as the most comprehensive, accessible, and authoritative encyclopedia of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer (glbtq) culture. 

How Stuff Works
Find out how just about anything works.

Infoplease.com
Encyclopedia and dictionary in one. Access more than 57,000 articles from the Columbia Encyclopedia.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Designed in 1995, as a dynamic reference work each entry is maintained and kept up to date by an expert or group of experts in the field.

Science & Engineering Encyclopedia
This particular online encyclopedia will be of great use to students of engineering and science, and educators working in these broad areas may wish to pass it along to their students.

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