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Syracuse University Libraries

General Reference Collection: Encyclopedias

Syracuse University Library's online reference collection.

Encyclopedias from the Internet Public Library

The iPL offers over 30 general encyclopedias.

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Britannica Academic Edition

Searchable and browsable collection of authoritative references, including Britannica's latest article database; articles not yet in the print Britannica; Merriam-Webster's collegiate dictionary (tenth edition); and the Britannica book of the year.

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Encyclopedia Americana

Online access to the classic encyclopedia; includes full text articles, links to related works, and bibliographies.

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