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Online version of the complete reference work along with dictionary, atlas, links, magazines, historical documents, audio, video, images, and 3D photographs. Requires free temporary registration with option to buy continued access for full articles.

Approximately 14,000 entries on topics including art, geography, literature, philosophy, religion. Originally published in 1907.

Articles and illustrations from the Encyclopaedia Britannica, 9th Edition (1875) and 10th Edition (1902). Searchable by keyword and browsable by subject index.

Alphabetical arrangement of information from the late 1800s.

Multimedia, featuring text and videos. Results can be sorted into most recent or popular, guides or facts.

Offers charts covering aspects such as government debt and population, for each country of the world. Includes a guide on how to read the chart. Translated into multiple languages.

Offers concise snippets of information across categories such as beverages, games and geography.

Originally commissioned and peer reviewed articles across the life sciences. Online encyclopedia requires paid subscription.

Motorcycling information, repair manuals, technical data, and useful statistics organized by manufacturer. Completely searchable and easy to use.

Natural Remedies for over 500 diseases, such as cancer, heart disease, sexually transmitted diseases, childhood diseases, with a special section on preventive health.

Encyclopedia of sailing ships online: data, photos, history, contact addresses and other information about traditionally rigged sailing ships.

Read and contribute on the both natural and unnatural occurrences or the number three.

Open access encyclopaedia, based on Kluwer edition of 2002.

Provides a glossary and includes categories such as home buying/selling, mortgage and business solutions. User contributed. Includes FAQs.

Online science tome covering subjects such as biology and chemistry.

Offers articles including the basics, the law and maintenance. User maintained.

Offers articles on management methodology.

Specializing in military vehicles from 1915-2015. Information, photographs and video for each vehicle which includes tank destroyers and anti-aircraft vehicles.

A database of information about killers. Features males and females, searchable by country or name.

Photographs and information about Soviet, German and US armoured vehicles used in the 1939-1945 conflict.

Find information on every country in the world. Statistics on topics such as population and a country's legal system.

Provides facts about countries of the world including their famous people, populations of the largest cities and tourist attractions. Includes articles, rankings and games.

Articles relating to the country including categories such as places, foreign relations and fashion. Human edited.

Covets its history, people and cultural heritage.

Reference for all military history - wars, individuals, battles, weapons and the concepts behind warfare.

Includes information about the state's natural and prehistory.

Exploring the past people, government, economy, and culture of the state. Offers an A-Z index or a map from which to select an article. Also provides a blog.

Provides definitions of many of the terms used in studying the paranormal .Alphabetical index or by category.

Includes myths and legends, hauntings and The Legend of King Arthur.

Photos of succulents of numerous families.