Online dictionaries and encyclopedias for quick and concise answers to tricky questions.
A comprehensive range of specialist encyclopedias on topics as diverse as psychology, environmental science and religion. read more
An easy-to-use encyclopedia with maps, timelines, film clips and audio. Great for homework help and divided into separate sections for children and adults. read more
In addition to the online resources listed above, you may also find these websites useful.
- CIA -The World Factbook Facts on countries around the world with statistics and information on people and society, government, economy, geography, military and transnational issues. Includes maps and flags.
- NZSL Online The Online Dictionary Of New Zealand Sign Language. Includes both English and Te Reo Māori translations.
- Wikipedia A collaborative encyclopedia written by members of the public and covering a broad range of topics including popular culture, books and films.