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Britannica Global Reference Center library card icon
Britannica’s Global Reference Center is the home of comprehensive online content in a variety of global languages. These extensive and thorough databases are intuitive and fast, delivering trustworthy information from around the globe. Provides online encyclopedias in Spanish, French, Simplified Chinese, Korean and Japanese. If you are in a DCL location, use this link to access without a library card.

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Credo is a collection of 284 reference books, all of them in electronic format. They are cross indexed and available to you either from the library or from your home. The collection includes dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauri, atlases, and books of quotations. Coverage includes most subjects as well as a crossword dictionary.

Daily Life Online library card icon
See what life was like in different countries and different time periods from the 4th century CE. Includes clothing, food, holidays, religion, stories and most other aspects of life.

Gale Virtual Reference Library NC LIVE icon
Full text reference books for the arts, education, environment, medicine, religion, science, social sciences and more. Includes a translation tool that lets you translate any article from English into Spanish, French, Japanese, simplified Chinese, Italian, Portuguese or Korean.

Oxford Reference Online Premium NC LIVE icon
Reference titles in core subject areas, including quick reference articles, illustrations, photographs, line diagrams, maps, and tables.