Online reference library providing access to a large number of encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri and other reference books. Subjects covered include art, biography, history, literature, music, religion, science, and technology.
Coverage from five newspapers: The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, The LA Times, and The New York Times. This is the most up-to-date source for news from major US papers.
"The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities." -- From the site