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  • Encyclopedia of World Biographies 

    http://www.notablebiographies.com/index.html

  • Medline Plus 

    Medical information from the perspective of what a patient would want to know.  Health topics, drugs & supplements, treatments, lab test information, etc.  Includes encyclopedia articles, videos, and pictures.  Created by the National Institute of Health US National Library of Medicine. A primary source.

    English and Spanish

    https://medlineplus.gov/

  • Art cyclopedia 

    Artcyclopedia is a form of Internet search engine for art. The main mode of searching within the site, and the main way that web surfers find their way to us, is a search on an artist's name.  You can also search by medium, subject and nationality.  9,000 artists listed, 2,900 art sites indexed and 160,000 links.

    http://www.artcyclopedia.com/

  • Encyclopedia.com 

    As the Internet's premier collection of online encyclopedias, Encyclopedia.com provides you reference entries from credible, published sources like Oxford University Press and Columbia Encyclopedia.

    At Encyclopedia.com, you get free access to nearly 200,000 reference entries from sources you can cite. Plus, more than 50,000 topic summaries feature related pictures, videos, topic summaries, and newspaper and magazine articles from around the world. Encyclopedia.com also provides innovative tools that allow you to rate and sort the reference content you find to be the most useful.

    Other Web sites that allow anyone to rewrite reference entries can be fun. But when you need credible information from reliable sources you can cite, Encyclopedia.com (www.encyclopedia.com) is the place to go.

    https://www.encyclopedia.com/

  • World Book 

    Click on Student to get into the Wold Book resources.  Browse by subject and build your citations.  Maps, articles, videos, pictures.  If you are planning on using this at home, please contact the Media Specialist in the Media Center for the username and password.

    http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/products?ed=all&gr=Welcome+Richmond+City+School+District

  • Britannica High School 

    Provides updated information with articles, biographies, world atlas, pictures and videos.  Information can be translated into several languages.  Provides information on citations for each resource.  If you are planning on using this resource from home, please contact the Media Specialist in the Media Center for the username and password.

    http://school.eb.com/levels/high