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“Use the World Book encyclopedia for one stop shopping for credible research!"

Q: I need to research a homework assignment but I can’t find what I need using Google. What should I do?
A: The World Book encyclopedia is available online and free for students!

Q: What can I access?
A: You have access to updated articles, age appropriate websites, and links to magazine articles on related topics. There are links to pictures that can be used in reports, PowerPoint presentations, and other multimedia projects. Students can easily cite their sources as well.

Q: How do I login?
A: Click this link to access the website. Use the following login information:

  • Login: Sandi1
  • Password: library

Q: How can I quickly find what I am looking for?
A: The online search box is located at the top, center of the homepage, as well as on all subsequent pages. This powerful search feature enables the user to search encyclopedia articles, magazines, websites, and media simultaneously, by simply entering a search term or terms and clicking SEARCH.

Q: What if I can’t find what I am looking for?
A: Try the "Advanced Search" feature in the upper right corner of the screen. The main page has an "Other Ways To Find It" feature that allows you to search by subject, title, or alphabetical.

Q: I need more help using the online encyclopedias. What should I do?
A: Scroll to the bottom of the main page and click "Online Tutorial" to view a video showcasing the key features of the application.

Q: Who publishes this content?
A: All items are published by World Book Inc.