Use a Reference Database to gather information about a topic before you really start your research. This way, you'll have a better understanding of your topic and the articles you find in the research process will make more sense.
Provides science reference materials—online and fully searchable. Access to all the articles, fully illustrated, from the latest edition of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, Research Updates from the McGraw-Hill Yearbooks, thousands of illustrations, and the latest Science News® headlines, biographies, and more.
Contains dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopedias, quotations and atlases, plus a wide range of subject-specific titles. Includes the full-text of 100 digitized reference books with entries from hundreds of titles from some of world's the best reference publishers.
Online Reference Works (Encyclopedias)
Use a specialized reference source for context and general information about your research topic.