The Census Bureau distributes data it collects via censuses and surveys on its this website.
Encyclopedias and General Knowledge
General reference materials, such as encyclopedias.
The DPLA site provides acess to photographs, books, maps, news footage, oral histories, personal letters, museum objects, artwork, government documents, and more.
This database provides online access to popular reference books. Titles included are the Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media and the Encyclopedia of Associations.
More than 200 reference titles are now available online. These cover a wide range of topics, including travel to all areas of the world. Make this your new go-to spot for general… more
Includes hundreds of eBooks. This is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
Comprehensive general interest resource providing periodical and news information. Also includes Fodor travel guides, NPR programs and more than 20 reference sets on a wide range of… more
Books, news, pictures and videos featuring age-appropriate, curriculum-related content
Gale In Context: High School provides:
- A database of 18,000 topic overviews, 29,000 biographies, and over 13,500 pieces of literary criticism
- 8 million full-text… more
Created with the middle-school and high school student in mind, Research in Context combines reference content with videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more.… more
Topic overviews, pro & con articles/ reference material, primary documents and more... on current social & political issues.
This periodical database is designed for high school students, with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current… more
Full-text coverage of 1000 of the most searched magazines including Consumer Reports, Time, National Geographic, Newsweek, New Yorker, Vogue, Business Week and much more.
Newspaper and magazine articles from almost all our Gale online resources plus Gale Virtual Reference Library, searchable with one search. Full-text coverage of 1000 of the most searched… more
This non-profit has an archive of web pages, books and texts, audio recordings and live concerts, videos, television news programs, images, and software programs.
Note: LINCC patrons will no longer have access to LearningExpress Library as of 11/1/2023.
LearningExpress Library is an interactive online learning platform for… more
Access definitive, authoritative information about the State of Oregon, including significant places, culture, institutions, events, and people.
The PCL Map Collection includes more than 250,000 maps, a portion of which has been digited for free online access.
This site is a multilingual, web-based, free-content encyclopedia project supported by the Wikimedia Foundation.
This search engine answers factual queries by computing the answer from curated data.