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Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

Help in starting big research projects or just need a quick answer.

Online Resources

State by state histories, maps, and current events for primary school students.

A great place to start your research.

For older students and adults - searches four encyclopedias at once; the encyclopedia Americana, Multimedia Encyclopedia, New Book of Knowledge and America the Beautiful.

Search across multiple research platforms here.

Recommended Websites

QuickFacts tables are summary profiles showing frequently requested data items from various Census Bureau programs. Profiles are available for the nation, states, counties, and places.