Thursday, January 31, 2008

New Database: World Book Online Reference Center

WCCLS now subscribes to a suite of reference tools from World Book, just in time for that next homework assignment.

World Book Kids
For elementary and middle school. Thousands of easy-to-read articles, engaging images and illustrations, interactive games and activities, and teacher resources. Available on the Periodicals page under the subject category For Kids.

World Book Online Reference Center
For middle school and high school. More than 40,000 encyclopedia and reference articles from the print version of World Book plus thousands of links selected by World Book editors and experts, historical features, extensive dictionary, audios, videos, and animations. Available on the Periodicals page under Youth.

World Book Advanced
For high school and college. Thousands of encyclopedia and reference articles, large collection of primary source documents. Individual accounts allow users to create and save their work. Powerful search engine, timeline and citation builders. Available on the Periodicals page under Reference.

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
Versión en Español de la reconocida Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos, para los estudiantes de primaria y secundaria, o para los nuevos estudiantes de español. Se encuentra en la página Periodicals bajo la categoría En Español.

Spanish language version of the esteemed World Book Encyclopedia for elementary and middle grades or beginning Spanish students. Available on the Periodicals page under the subject category En Español.

Contact us if you have questions about any of the new World Book databases.