Encyclopedias, almanacs & handbooks

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Reference collections

CREDO reference MUN Only
(Includes useful resources under the category "Encyclopedias")
Encyclopedia.com
Oxford Reference Online MUN Only
(Includes useful resources under the category "General Reference")
Refseek

Almanacs

Infoplease.com
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Encyclopedias

General

Columbia Encyclopedia (6th Edition - From infoplease.com)
Columbia Encyclopedia (6th Edition - From Yahoo.com)
Encyclopaedia Britannica Online MUN Only
Encyclopedia Smithsonian
World Book
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Regional

The Canadian Encyclopedia  (From the Historica Foundation of Canada)

Specialized subjects

Canadian Theatre Encyclopedia
The Catholic Encyclopedia
EH.Net Encyclopedia (Economic and Business History)
Encyclopedia of Music in Canada
Encyclopedia of Psychology
Encyclopedia of the Atmospheric Environment
Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Jewish Encyclopedia.com
PRIME mathematics encyclopedia
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy