Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Dictionary

Provides definitions for a wide variety of contractions, translating them into their full names or meanings. Topics such as associations, education, the Internet, and medicine are included.

Ask Me Everything: Facts, Stats, Lists, Records, and More

Trivia and photographs for various topics. Provides lists, quips, stats, and quotes.

Descriptionary: A Thematic Dictionary

A combination of reverse dictionary and thesaurus, with thousands of descriptions of terms organized into subject categories. Look up the description to find the word.

Encyclopaedia Britannica Online

The online Encyclopaedia Britannica with levels for kids and young adults provides full-text articles with links to websites. A useful resource for essays, history assignments, and more.

Encyclopaedia Britannica Escolar Online

La Encyclopaedia Britannica en línea con niveles para niños y jóvenes proporciona artículos de texto completo con enlaces a sitios web. Un recurso útil para ensayos, tareas de historia y más.


Search articles, essays, and primary source documents on a variety of school subjects and related topics.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

The Gale Virtual Reference Library collection for students K-12 contains reference ebooks in all disciplines from Art to World History. Start your homework research here.

Green's Dictionary of Slang

Covering five centuries of the English-speaking regions of the world, this dictionary provides definitions to impertinent, vile, censored, hip, witty, and fascinating slang words.

Oxford English Dictionary

Provides contemporary and historical meanings and pronunciation of words, using quotations to illustrate usage. Look up words and learn about the evolution of the English language over the last millennium.

World Book Encyclopedia

Comprehensive access to encyclopedia articles, web links, periodical articles, videos, maps and more. Includes encyclopedias especially for students and Spanish-speakers.