Online Encyclopedias

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November 26, 2006 -- From jrsplat, age 13, from Australia, who is not affiliated with the site.

Factmonster is a fantastic site in which kids can learn great facts about anything. This site also provides games and quizzes. It is a great site to learn from and you can have fun at the same time.


May 5, 2006 -- From Nitish, 12 years old from India

An encyclopedia, atlas and dictionary all in one. You can find anything on this site and it provides the latest information in detail.

The free dictionary

December 23, 2004 -- From Ahmed Khalil, a teacher from Giza, Egypt, who is not affiliated with the site

this is a very nice site, it’s an online dictionary and encyclopedia. The encyclopedia is huge and great, my students use it for their research.

Freeality Online Encyclopedias

April 20, 2002 -- From Anna Davis, a teacher from Kingdom of Bahrain, who is not affiliated with the site

A good site for teachers, parents and students. It is possible to compare articles from a number of encyclopedias.

Fact Monster

September 11, 2000 -- From Holly Hartman, a reader from Boston, Mass. who is affiliated with the site

Fact Monster combines essential reference materials, fun facts and features, and free, individualized homework help. From the dinosaurs to the stock market to the latest on Harry Potter, Fact Monster has the information kids are seeking, all in one easy-to-use, searchable site.

xrefer – the web’s reference engine

June 20, 2000 -- From Simon Prodger, a reader from London, England who is affiliated with the site

xrefer provides free online access to a fully cross-referenced collection of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, books of quotations and subject specific reference works. xrefer has a simple and easy to use interface, and the graphic-light design means refreshingly quick download times.