Over 550 reference e-books covering a wide variety of subjects.
Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online provides more than 16,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres. Comprised of the award-winning Dictionary of Literary Biography series, which over its 30-year history has been dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, DLB Complete Online includes the DLB main series, the DLB Documentary Series, and the DLB Yearbook Series - all delivered in an easy-to-use 24/7 online format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals.
This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.
Literary criticism, author biographies and business resources. Includes Twayne's and Scribner. This resource requires a valid St. Tammany Parish Library card as a Login ID.
Find information on medical topics, symptoms, conditions, and more. This information is provided by the Merck Manual, a reference book for physicians and pharmacists. Content is split between the professional version and the consumer version, which is written in everyday language.
EBSCO's Science Reference Center is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content. This database contains full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
World Book Advanced is a powerful research tool that includes full encyclopedic and multimedia databases supplemented with online books, primary sources, website links, back in time articles, special reports, and more.
An encyclopedia designed for middle school and jr. high students, World Book Discover features easy to read articles and includes reading comprehension questions to help students focus on key concepts.
Learn about people, places, animals, sports, and more. Includes videos, images, maps, and games.
Online version of the renowned encyclopedia.
Available in French and Spanish.
Science Power is an engaging and visually rich supplemental science learning resource for upper elementary-age children.
Social Studies Power combines richly varied lessons with instructive multimedia, read-aloud text, literacy tools, and geography basics to provide a well-rounded learning experience for students.
This comprehensive database includes engaging content, built-in features, and fun tools specifically designed to make knowledge accessible and easy-to-find for all kids in elementary through middle school.
Build and share timelines using your own events and images or add content and images from World Book.
Developed with experts on early childhood education, the Early World of Learning offers rich resources for preschoolers and children in the early primary.