Reference Databases

Encyclopedia Britannica | Explore the online version of the encyclopedia. Define search by childrens, teens, and adults. Browse through articles, images, videos, magazines, review resources and more. 

Worldcat Discovery | Access resources and titles that may not be available locally through this globally accessible library database. Request various resources, titles and more through inter-library loan. Browse Sandwich Public Library District's materials collection.

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Find A Topic | Research various subjects by conducting a categorical search. Simply click the category you are interested in and explore the results. Categories include business, education, environment, health, international issues, jobs & careers, leisure activities (book reviews), people, politics & government, social issues, sports, and technology. Uncertain about what this resource is? Click here to watch an introductory video.

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One Look Dictionary | Look up words in almost 1000 online dictionaries at the same time.

World Almanac Via FirstSearch | Includes Funk & Wagnall's New Encylopedia, the World Almanac and Book of Facts, the World Almanac of the U.S.A., the World Almanac of U.S. Politics, and the World Almanac for Kids.

World Atlas - Illinois | A collection of Illinois and U.S. statistical maps.

World Factbook | The CIA's book of country profiles.