Middle Country Public Library Podcast

Episode 228 - Just Another Trivia Episode!

June 23, 2022

This summer, why not check out the great online resources we have here at MCPL to create your own trivia game to play with family or friends. Or you can just listen to Sara and Nicole battle it out.

If you have an MCPL card, check out these links to our favorite eBooks and databases for trivia research... (and if you don't have an MCPL card...come on down to the library to access these great resources!)

Credo Reference
http://0-www.credoreference.com.mcpac.mcpl.lib.ny.us/

Includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri and books of quotations, not to mention a range of subject-specific titles covering everything from art to accountancy and literature to law.

Oxford English Dictionary Online
https://mcpac.mcpl.lib.ny.us/wamvalidate?url=http%3A%2F%2F0-www.oed.com.mcpac.mcpl.lib.ny.us%3A80%2F

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words - past and present - from across the English-speaking world.

Science Reference Center
http://0-search.ebscohost.com.mcpac.mcpl.lib.ny.us/login.aspx?authtype=ip,cookie,uid&profile=ehost&defaultdb=sch

A comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content. This database contains full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.

World Geography & Culture Online by Facts On File
https://online.infobaselearning.com/Direct.aspx?aid=14690&pid=WE39

Combines detailed, printable, full-color maps of countries, provinces, and states with up-to-date statistical and local information.

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