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Encyclopedia Britannica
You can access the Britannica Online Academic Edition from our Reference Databases page.  The Library has a 2010 paper edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica located at second floor Reference Collection.

Specialized Encyclopedias
Single volume and specialized subject encyclopedias can be searched using the Library Catalog. A quick search method: do a KEYWORD search using the word stem encyclopedia* and a subject term:

 

screenshot of catalog keyword search for encyclopedias

The above searches will give you both paper and electronic encyclopedias. If you want just Electronic Encyclopedias, see below:

Electronic Encyclopedias

You can get an extensive list of our electronic encyclopedias by doing this search in the Library Catalog: Note that you need to control the pull down so that it is searching just the Ebooks.

screenshot of the catalog showing a search of encyclopedia* limited to Ebooks
You can also do a narrower keyword search by adding a keyword for your desired subject. Screenshot of a catalog search showing encyclopedia* history limited to Ebooks
The catalog record for each electronic encyclopedia will have a link to the electronic version on the web: screenshot of a catalog record showing the link to an electronic version

 

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