Reference Links

Maps & Geographic Information

Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection

Enormous collection of maps arranged by continent. Includes historical maps and city maps.

Expeditions Atlas

Online atlas allows you to select both the country and type of map you want to view.

State Information & Outline Maps

Each map has the capital indicated by a star and each major city is indicated with a dot.

General Reference & Dictionaries


Sites contain links to dictionaries, thesaurus, encyclopedias, and other reference material.

InfoPlease Almanac

Webster's Dictionary & Thesaurus


Scholastic GO! (Formerly Grolier)

A subscription database of on-line encyclopedias including Grolier, Americana, Book of Knowledge, Popular Science and Lands and People.

To obtain a Grolier user name and password for home access click here.

To access this resource a user name and password is required.