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What is Grolier Online?

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Online version of Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, which is a reference resource for students from elementary to high school.

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Contents

  • Encyclopedia
  • An interactive atlas — Provides geopolitical, historical, and thematic maps, as well as gives coordinates and measures distances
  • Dictionary and thesauri links
  • Feature Showcase link — Highlights a topical area of study
  • Today Is… link — Highlights important birthdays and historical events
  • News Now link — Current events
  • For Educators section — Links to lesson plans and ideas that follow national standards
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Things to Know

  • If you are prompted for a user name and password, Ask a librarian for the login information.
  • Depending on the student, you can switch the page setup to one for younger children (Grades 3-5) by clicking the Jump to Kids icon in the upper right hand corner.
  • Contains English to Spanish and Spanish to English dictionaries.

Ask a librarian for the username and password to access this resource.

The West Virginia Library Commission provides statewide databases with funds from the West Virginia State Legislature and the Library Services and Technology Act administered by the Institute of Library and Museum Services. If you don't have a Kanawha County Public Library card access to this resource is available at the West Virginia Info Depot.

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