Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, and General Databases

Britannica School

This resource provides great research material appropriate for elementary school, middle school, and high school students.  Content from the high school level of Britannica will also appeal to adults.

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EBSCOhost Web

Search one, selected or all databases offered by EBSCO through State of Colorado funding.

Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia

Access to thousands of encyclopedia entries on a variety of topics.

Learning Express Library

This valuable service is available 24/7 from any Internet-enabled computer at your library or from your home! The Learning Express Library includes academic testing and career testing. It also includes GED test materials.

Tutorials to help you use Learning Express

MasterFILE Premier

MasterFILE™ Premier contains nearly 1,750 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. Also find nearly 500 full text reference books and biographies. Use this resource to access Consumer Reports online for free.


This database is a resource for accurate information on 44 million businesses and 271 million consumers. It can be used for research and reference. Access information 24 hours a day using your library card.

ReferenceUSA training videos and webinars are also available.

Encyclopedias, Directories and Reference Websites