World Book Online

Experience the best in traditional reference through the virtual environment from the name you trust, World Book Online

World Book Online is a fully searchable resource integrating more than 26000 encyclopedic articles with more than 10000 pictures and illustrations. Hundreds of videos and animations are also included in this interactive database.

Students and teachers alike can search more than 750 maps from the world atlas, over 14000 articles from previous editions of World Book Year Books, and 250,000 dictionary entries.  

World Book Online contains an Explore Florida tab containing articles on the following:

  • Biographies of athletes, business leaders, entertainers, explorers, politicians, publishers and writers, and many more Florida notables.

  • Maps, pictures and articles on Florida cities including Orlando, Miami, and Jacksonville.

  • Profiles of various colleges and universities around Florida.

  • Categories for the economy, Florida history, land and climate and sports teams.

World Book Kids and Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos offers even more chances to explore all that World Book Online has to offer. The Educators’ Tools tab contains topic enrichment resources, classroom activities, links to lesson plans, and professional development links.  

World Book Online is great for students, teachers, and anyone wanting to learn a little bit more about the world in which we live.

Available from all library computers and from your home or office computer with your library card and a PIN.

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