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"Explore the updated online encyclopedia from Encyclopedia Britannica with hundreds of thousands of articles, biographies, videos, images, and web sites. Written by Nobel laureates, historians, curators, professors, and other notable experts, the Encyclopedia Britannica articles are trusted resources with balanced, global perspectives and unique insights that users will not find anywhere else." -- Encyclopedia Britannica Website


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More than 72,000 articles, updated and revised by Britannica editors and contributors
Over 10,000 illustrations, including photographs, drawings, maps, and flags
An Internet directory that includes more than 130,000 links to Web sites selected by Britannica editors


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Connectors: AND, OR, NOT
Wildcards: * = one or more unknown characters (e.g. comput*)


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Introduction to Databases
Explains why you should use databases when conducting academic research.