Encyclopedias, almanacs, dictionaries, statistics, and other sites for quickly looking up facts.
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- WorldAlmanac 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.
- Infoplease.com: Information Please Almanac, atlases, and more.
- Wikipedia: "The free encyclopedia that anyone can edit."
- OneLook Dictionary Search: Look up words in almost 1000 online dictionaries at the same time.
- IllinoisAtlas.com: A collection of Illinois and U.S. statistical maps.
- World Factbook: The CIA's book of country profiles.