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Online Reference Materials

Annals of American History Online Speeches, historical accounts, memoirs, poems, pictures and multimedia.
Atlas of World History Interactive site shows maps of the world in different time periods.
Bar Ilan's Judaic Library The Responsa Project is an electronic database of Jewish texts and includes numerous works from the Responsa Literature – Rabbinic case-law rulings which represent the historical-sociological milieu of real-life situations. It also includes the Bible, the Talmud with Tzuras Hadaf, and their principal commentaries; works about Jewish law and customs; major codes of Jewish law, such as Maimonides' Mishneh Torah and the Shulchan Aruch with its principal commentaries; midrashim, Aggadah and Zohar. Great Books Online Includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, quotations and English usage guides.
Encyclopedia Britannica School Edition Includes facts and in-depth information on a wide variety of subjects. Ramaz users may view the full contents online.
Encyclopedia Judaica (ebook)
Encyclopedia of Religion and Society A single-volume compendium and state-of-the-art summary of the insights gained by the principal social sciences of religion: anthropology, psychology, and sociology.
Jewish Encyclopedia This website contains the complete unedited contents of the original 12-volume Jewish Encyclopedia, which was originally published between 1901-1906. It includes over 15,000 articles and illustrations.
Oxford English Dictionary (OED) online Ramaz users may view the full contents online.
Wikipedia Interactive encyclopedia (user beware – some entries have been modified by users).
World Data Analyst Online Use statistics to compare countries around the world on various levels.