World Book is a comprehensive reference tool tailored to the needs of college and university level students. World Book offers encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases fully integrated in a single search and a wealth of research and writing tools.
The CCLC offers the following three products:
Academic World Book has a powerful search engine that provides optimized search results. Search refinements and relevancy weighting direct users to their content with maximum efficiency.
Research tools, including citation builder, dictionary, atlas, and timelines help users compile the data and information they need to complete their assignments and research projects.
Advanced Differentiated (formerly called Suite) includes Student, Advanced, Spanish Hallazgos and Discover. Discover is WB's differentiated learning site that provides text-to-speech capabilities and article translations into 30 languages for Discover, Student and Advanced.
Hispanica World Book has partnered with one of the worlds largest and most respected Spanish-language publishers to offer the Gran Enciclopedia Hispanica online, a comprehensive Spanish-language encyclopedia that includes over 100,000 articles, more than 9,000 images and maps, and nearly 1,000 videos, animations, sounds, and interactive media. It is designed for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and ESL/ELL program participants.
†The offers and trials information are password protected. Actual prices are confidential between the vendor and the consortium. For access contact James Wiser, Library Consortium Director, 916.800.2175.
Encyclopedia Comparison - March 2011
World Book Online: First Look - December 2006