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You can find encyclopedias in print (going to the library and reading a thick book) or online (using a computer to find and read an article).

The way you are accessing the content doesn't matter as much as the content you are finding. Below is more information.

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In Print

Your library will own a physical copy of an encyclopedia.

Encyclopedias are usually in the reference collection, which usually means that you cannot take the item out of the library.


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You can access online encyclopedias from anywhere with an internet connection. However,not all online encyclopedias are reliable!

BadgerLink provides access to Britannica School and other well known, reliable, encyclopedias which are accessible online.

BadgerLink Encyclopedias