5 Popular Online Encyclopaedias

Posted by on Nov 18 2012 | content, Content Writing

The moment we have to be familiar with a new topic, the only thing that clicks our mind is to refer to an encyclopaedia. Providing us with never-ending information on the easiest as well as the toughest of topics, an encyclopaedia is easily accessible to anyone in the world. With the advances in technology, today we can benefit from online encyclopaedias which can provide us information with just a ‘Click’.

Here is a look at the top 5 such resources:

Wikipedia.com: Wikipedia.org is a world famous free-content encyclopaedia, which is also famous among children. Operated by the Wikimedia Foundation, this site is written by a number of anonymous people without pay. This site can be edited by anyone who has access to the internet but of course with certain limitations.

Britannica.com:  This online encyclopaedia website is considered the most trusted source for student research papers, containing access to volumes of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, dictionary, newspaper, thesaurus, magazine articles and also a world atlas. Considered as the most scholarly of English Language Encyclopaedias, this site is updated every year helping people to get access to worldwide information.

Bartleby.com: It is a great site which provides a wide range of classic reference material, online books, quotations and full text collection of verse. A well-liked website for those who love to read, providing with not only the most excellent works of fiction from classic authors but also a miscellaneous non-fiction work.

Infoplease.com: This site gives all the knowledge you need. It provides access to thousands of articles and references, such as atlas, thesaurus, dictionaries and quizzes to test your knowledge.

Eol.org: Encyclopaedia of life is a fascinating site that aims to provide information about all species of life on earth. It is widely used by students who are studying science or biology.

A free online encyclopaedia is all what we need to gather knowledge, providing us with millions of articles, biographies, pictures, trusted facts and information on which we can count. So, whether  it is a thesis, or a travel write-up, business writing or content for a website, online help is always merely a click away.

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2 Responses to “5 Popular Online Encyclopaedias”

  1. shivangi

    information is empowerment;and, with the World Wide Web we have a reservoir of rich knowledge waiting to be used, shared, referred to and consulted. The mentioned encyclopedias are extremely useful for people of any age.

    25 Nov 2012 at 2:12 pm

  2. Rohit

    Gone are the days when we used to scramble for sources of information. www has indeed made everything so easy.

    01 Dec 2012 at 11:30 am

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