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General Reference Resources

reference page image 1Digital Public Library of America offers a single point of access to millions of items (photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, moving images, and more) from libraries, museums and archives across the country.

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

Grolier EncyclopediaSee library for log-in assistance or log in through WV Info Depot.

Library of Congress is the nation’s oldest federal cultural institution. It is also the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections.

Merriam Webster’s Dictionary offers access to both a dictionary and thesaurus online.

National JukeboxA presentation of the Library of Congress, the National Jukebox makes historical sound recordings available to the public for free.

World Digital Library – The WDL is an international collaboration, led by the Library of Congress, with the support of UNESCO between 186 institutions worldwide.

WV Info Depot contains links to Newspaper Archives, Points of View, Consumer Health Complete and multiple other databases.

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