Sunday, August 1, 2010

Featured Resource — World Book Encyclopedia


The World Book Encyclopedia has been published since 1917, and it is well known for its accuracy, objectivity, and reliability. You probably used World Book as a student. Remember? Now World book Encyclopedia is available to you and your family members online in 5 different versions to meet your various needs. Using your library card, login to one or more of the following to enhance your research.

  • World Book Discover
    Multimedia reference with text-to-speech capabilities, automated translation into 14 languages, life skills activities, and more for older students reading below grade level.

  • World Book Online For Kids
    For young public library patrons. Offers easy-to-read articles and a wealth of engaging multimedia, games, science projects, interactive tools, and activities.

  • World Book Online Info Finder
    Contains content and features designed for school-aged patrons' homework and research needs.

  • World Book Online Reference Center
    For advanced researchers and information seekers. Features thousands of e-books, tens of thousands of articles, and hundreds of thousands of primary source documents and features developed especially for public library patrons

  • Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
    Spanish language version for elementary and middle grades, or beginning Spanish students.