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General Encyclopedias & Reference Sources (Online)
The Columbia Encyclopedia
Located at Bartleby.com this encyclopedia incorporates both a search engine and a browsable alphabetic index, and contains over 50,000 entries with more than 80,000 hypertext cross-references.
Composed of 50,000 high-quality articles from the Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition.
Encyclopedia Center from Encarta
An online encyclopedia from Microsoft featuring over 17,000 articles, including a dictionary and an atlas.
Provides access to a fundamental reference tool. Subjects included are: arts and entertainment; U.S. cities and states; people in the news; nations of the world; sports; the environment; vital statistics; science and technology; computers; taxes; economics; national defense; historical anniversaries; and much more.
International Communication Websites
Media & Industry Studies Reference Guides
Select industry studies reference books, ebooks and electronic resources.