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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.

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.

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Reference titles in core subject areas, including quick reference articles, illustrations, photographs, line diagrams, maps, and tables.