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Columbia Encyclopedia - (6th ed., 2000) Contains nearly 51,000 entries and 80,000 hypertext cross references.
Encyclopedia Britannica - Comprehensive and authoritative information. Contributions from the worls'd leading experts, including Nobel Prize Winners. Many free features but full use is a subscribed service with log on.
Encyclopedia.com from eLibrary - "the Internet's premiere free encyclopedia, provides users with more than 57,000 frequently updated articles from the Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. Each article is enhanced with links to newspaper and magazine articles as well as pictures and maps"
Free Internet Encyclopedia - There are two main divisions. MacroReference contains references to large areas of knowledge. The MicroReference contains short bits of information and references to specific subjects, sometimes with instructions on finding the specific subject inside a general reference.
Wikipedia - free encyclopedia - In addition to standard encyclopedic knowledge, Wikipedia also includes information often associated with almanacs, gazetteers and the coverage of current events.
The Canadian Encyclopedia - "site contains the complete text of the acclaimed Canadian Encyclopedia in English and French, the text of the Junior Encyclopedia of Canada (in English only), numerous interactivities, feature articles, games, the Canucklehead Quiz, and an extensive timeline of Canadian and world events."
The Catholic Encyclopedia - The 1913 15-volume set of the Catholic Encyclopedia covers topics both religious and secular, from a uniquely Catholic perspective.
Encyclopedia of Psychology  - Includes "original information generated by respected researchers and practitioners in various fields of psychology and a database of links to websites providing information about scientific psychology."
Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy - Simple presentation, includes timeline and alphabetic search.
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy - Work in progress, alphabetical listing with links to completed areas.
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