A database that houses a collection of concise and detailed digitized reference books - such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, and almanacs - covering many disciplines.
Electronic reference books, namely short, credible articles from specialized encyclopedias.
Email articles, download/print articles, and creates MLA or APA citations for articles
Search using basic keywords, or browse by subject. This database allows you to access topical articles from a wide range of books using an integrated search, as well as allowing you to search within entire encyclopedias.
Finding short, detailed articles that contain factual background information on a number of topics. This is a great database to begin with, as you can find overviews, biographies, and general descriptions/definitions on a number of topics. It is great for helping you learn about a topic and gain new keywords.
Wikipedia or general websites often linked through Google such as About.com or biography.com
Magazine articles, newspaper articles, or journal articles.