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List of online encyclopedias
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{{short description|Wikimedia list article}}{{Lead too short|date=August 2019}}This is a list of encyclopedias accessible on the Internet or formerly accessible on the Internet.">

General reference {| class"wikitable sortable" width"100%"

|Baidu Baike|Chinese|Collaborative online encyclopedia hosted by the major Chinese search engine Baidu| Free
|The Canadian Encyclopedia|English, French|General interest (original content of the hard copy Canadian Encyclopedia)| Free
|Citizendium|English|General interest, wiki| Free, copyleft
|Columbia Encyclopedia|English|General interest| Free
|Crnogorska Enciklopedija
Montenegrin language>Montenegrin|General interest (hopes to encourage a Montenegrin language Wikipedia)| Defunct
|Croatian Encyclopedia
Croatian language>Croatian|General and national encyclopedia| Free
| Den Store Danske Encyklopædi
Danish language>Danish| General interest| Free
|Digital Universe|English|Collection of articles on educational, cultural, and scientific topics| Free
|Doosan Encyclopedia
Korean language>Korean|General interest|Free
|EcuRed|Spanish|General interest. Cuban|Free
|Ekşi Sözlük
Turkish language>Turkish|General interest| Free
|Encarta|English|General interest| Defunct
|Enciclonet|Spanish|General interest|Limited free access and features, subscription for full access
|Encyclopædia Britannica|English|General interest|Limited free access and features, subscription for full access
Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition>Encyclopædia Britannica 11th Edition (1910–11)|English|General interest|Public domain: completely free access from several online sources
||English|General interest| Free
|Encyclopedia of China|Chinese|General interest| Subscription
|Encyklopedia Internautica
Polish language>Polish|General interest| Free
Enciclopedia Italiana>Enciclopedia Italiana di scienze, lettere ed arti|ItalianIstituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana>Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana Treccani| Free
|Enciclopedia Libre Universal en Español|Spanish
wiki software, released under the GNU Free Documentation License>GFDL| Free, copyleft
|Encyclopedia Sindhiana
Sindhi language>Sindhi|General interest|Limited free access and features
|Encyclopædia Universalis|French|General interest encyclopedia published by Encyclopædia Britannica| Subscription
|Everything2|English|General interest, users can submit articles on the topic of essentially anything| Free
GNE (encyclopedia)>GNE|English|General interest articles are released under a GNU license. Formerly GNUpedia.| Defunct
|Gran Enciclopèdia Catalana
Catalan language>Catalan|General interest| Free
|Grand Larousse encyclopédique|French|General interest| Free
Great Soviet Encyclopedia#Great Russian Encyclopedia>Great Russian Encyclopedia| Russian| General interest| Free
|Great Soviet Encyclopedia| Russian, English|General interest, often from the former official Soviet viewpoint.| Free
|Hamichlol|Hebrew, English|General interest, designed for Haredim| Free. Copyleft: mirror of Wikipedia content; copyright: original content.
|Hudong|Chinese|General interest. China's largest wiki| Free.
|Internetowa encyklopedia PWN
Polish language>Polish|General interest| Free
|Interpedia|English|General interest, the first site to propose a free encyclopedia written by users| Defunct
|Enciklopedio Kalblanda
Esperanto language>Esperanto|General interest. The first online Esperanto encyclopedia| Defunct (merged into Esperanto Wikipedia)
|Krugosvet (Rus. Кругосвет)
Russian language>Russian|General interest.| Free
|Marathi Vishwakosh
Marathi language>Marathi|General Interest|Free
Arabic language>Arabic|General interest| Free
Arabic language>Arabic|General interest| Free
Hungarian language>Hungarian, German, English, Spanish, Swedish language, Romanian language>Romanian, Estonian language, French, Slovenian language>Slovenian, Czech language, Portuguese language>Portuguese, Norwegian language, Danish language>Danish, Greek language, Dutch language>Dutch|Far right-wing, white nationalist and neo nazi encyclopedia|Free
Meyers Konversations-Lexikon>Meyers Konversations-Lexikon 4. ed. 1888 - 1892|German|General interest| Free
Swedish language>Swedish|General interest, comprehensive| Subscription
|New World Encyclopedia|English|General interest
Wikipedia:Mirrors and forks>fork.
|Nupedia|English|Combined with GNUpedia| Defunct
|Open Site| English|Categorized community-built encyclopedia, inspired by the Open Directory Project| No longer an encyclopedia
|Probert Encyclopaedia|English|General interest| Defunct
|Proleksis Encyclopedia
Croatian language>Croatian|General and national encyclopedia| Free with registration
Malayalam language>Malayalam| General interest| Free
|Scholarpedia|English|Articles are written by scholars and peer-reviewed for accuracy| Free
|Store norske leksikon
Bokmål>Norwegian (Bokmål)|General interest| Free
Indonesian language>Bahasa Indonesia, Sundanese language, Javanese language>Javanese|General interest|Free
Swedish language>Swedish|A Swedish language wiki 2001–2009| Defunct
|Tamil Encyclopedia
Tamil language>Tamil|General Interest|Free
Encyclopedic Dictionary of Vietnam>Từ điển Bách khoa toàn thư Việt NamVietnamese language>Vietnamese|General interest. State-sponsored encyclopedia.| Free
Dutch language>Dutch, Spanish|Mirrors stable versions of selected English Wikipedia articles| Defunct
|WIEM Encyklopedia
Polish language>Polish|General interest| Free
List of Wikipedias>here)| General interest, wiki| Free, copyleft
|Winkler Prins
Dutch language>Dutch|General interest, three different age levels| Subscription
|World Book Encyclopedia|English|General interest| Subscription

Biography {| class"wikitable sortable" width"100%"

|Australian Dictionary of Biography|English|Entries on notable Australians who have died| Free
|Croatian Biographical Lexicon
Croatian language>Croatian|Multi-volume biographical reference work on notable figures from Croatian history| Free
|Dictionary of Canadian Biography|English, French|Entries on notable Canadians| Free
|Dictionary of Irish Architects|English|Biographical information on Irish architects from 1720 to 1940|Free
|Kdo byl kdo
Czech language>CzechCzechs>Czech and Slovak people| Free
|Oxford Dictionary of National Biography|English|Comprehensive 66-volume reference work on notable figures from British history| Subscription
|Dictionary of New Zealand Biography
Māori language>Māori|Entries on notable New Zealanders who have died| Free
|Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani|Italian
Biographical Dictionary of Italian People, published by the Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana>Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana Treccani| Free

Antiquities, arts, and literature {| class"wikitable sortable" width"100%"

|Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities|English
Rome>Roman significance.| Free
|Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology|English|Focuses on topics dealing with Greek and Roman mythology and people| Free
|Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography|English|Focuses on topic relating to Greek and Roman geography| Free
|Enciclopedia Dantesca|Italian
Dante Alighieri and his time, by the Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana>Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana Treccani| Free
|Encyclopedia Mythica|English|Contains articles on mythology, folklore, and religion| Free
|Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities|English|Covers subjects of classical antiquity; text from 1898| Free
|The History of Nordic Women's Literature|English, Danish, Swedish|Searchable online English-language version including many biographies|Free
|The Literary Encyclopedia|English|Literature related articles| Subscription
|Oxford Art Online|English|Visual art; formerly Grove Art Online and The Dictionary of Art. Originally published in 1996 as a 34-volume printed encyclopedia; offered online since 1998.| SubscriptionIn UK, can normally be accessed free via a local library
|SIKART|English, German, French, Italian| Biographical dictionary and database of Swiss visual art| Free

Regional interest

{{See also|List of online state encyclopedias}}{| class="wikitable sortable" width="100%"!Site!Language!Description!Access
|Aeiou Encyclopedia|German, English|Online database of Austrian culture|Free
|Encyclopedia of Alabama|English|Articles on the state of Alabama|Free
Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture>Encyclopedia of Arkansas|English|Project of the Central Arkansas Library System and is the only U.S. state encyclopedia sponsored by a public library|Free
Bengali language>Bengali, English|Bangladesh-related topics|Free
|Chalo Chatu| English|Collaborative online encyclopedia hosted by Chalochatu Foundation. Features comprehensive articles on Zambian culture and history, etc.|Free
|Dictionary of Sydney|English|Articles on the history and culture of Sydney, Australia|Free
|Encyclopaedia of Islam, 3rd edition|English|About the Islamic world, not a Muslim encyclopaedia|Subscription
|Encyclopædia Iranica
Persian language>Persian version|Topics on the influence of the Iranian peoples throughout history|Free
|Encyclopedia of Korean Culture
Korean language>Korean|Korea-related topics|Free
|Encyclopedia of Ukraine
Ukrainian language>Ukrainian|Ukraine related articles|Free
|Gazetteer for Scotland|English|Articles on the geography and locations of Scotland|Free
|Handbook of Texas|English|Articles on the U.S. State of Texas|Free
|Historical Dictionary of Switzerland|French, German and Italian|Articles on the history of Switzerland.|Free (without illustrations)
Washington (state)>Washington state history|Free
|Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan|English|Comprehensive articles on Japanese arts and culture, history and politics, etc.|Subscription
|MNopedia|English|Published by the Minnesota Historical Society|Free
|New Georgia Encyclopedia|English
Georgia (U.S. state)>Georgia|Free
|The Oregon Encyclopedia|English|Articles pertaining to Oregon|Free
Thai language>Thai, limited English|General interest. Designed to honor the Thai king Bhumibol Adulyadej|Free
|(Te Ara: The Encyclopedia of New Zealand)
Māori language>Māori|The New Zealand government site with content on the country|Free
|Vienna History Wiki|German|Articles on the history of the city of Vienna, Austria. Includes 31,000 entries from the 2nd edition of Historisches Lexikon Wien.|Free

Pop culture and fiction {| class"wikitable sortable" width"100%"

|Don Markstein's Toonopedia|English|Focuses on articles pertaining to print and animated cartoons|Free
|Encyclopedia Dramatica|English|Contains humorous articles, especially those related or relevant to contemporary Internet culture.|Free
Fringe (TV series)>Fringe.|Free
|h2g2|English|Collection of sometimes humorous encyclopedia articles, based on Douglas Adams's The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.|Free
|Heroes Wiki
Dutch language>Dutch, French, German, Hebrew language, Italian, Portuguese language>Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish language, Turkish language>TurkishHeroes (U.S. TV series)>Heroes.|Free
|Know Your Meme|English
Dutch language>Dutch, Polish language, Portuguese language>Portuguese, Russian, ChineseLost (TV series)>Lost|Free
|Memory Alpha
Bulgarian language>Bulgarian, Chinese, Czech language, Dutch language>Dutch, Esperanto language, French, German, Polish language>Polish, Portuguese language, Russian, Serbian language>Serbian, Spanish, Swedish|Articles about Star Trek|Free
|The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction|English|Authors, books, films of SF|Free
|The Rocklopedia Fakebandica|English|Articles on fake bands from popular entertainment|Free
|Supernatural Wiki|English
Supernatural (U.S. TV series)>Supernatural.|Free
|TV Tropes|English, German, Esperanto, Spanish, French, Norwegian, Finnish, Swedish, Al Bhed, Quenya|Articles related to the devices and conventions that a fiction writer can reasonably rely on as being present in the audience members' minds and expectations|Free
|Uncyclopedia|Multilingual|Humour encyclopedia|Free
The Vault (wiki)>The Vault / NukapediaFinnish language>Finnish, French, Georgian language, Hungarian language>Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Lithuanian language, Dutch, Norwegian language>Norwegian, Polish language, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Turkish language>Turkish, ChineseFallout (series)>Fallout-related articles|Free
Bulgarian language>Bulgarian, Danish language, Finnish language>Finnish, French, Croatian language, Hungarian language>Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Norwegian language, Polish language>Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Romanian language, Slovak language>Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Chinese|Star Wars-related articles|Free
|WoWWiki / Wowpedia
Greek language>Greek, Persian language, Finnish, Hebrew language>Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic language, Italian, Lithuanian language>Lithuanian, Latvian language, Dutch, Nynorsk, Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Slovak language>Slovak, Korean, Japanese, Chinese|World of Warcraft-related articles|Free

Mathematics {| class"wikitable sortable" width"100%"

|Encyclopedia of Mathematics|English|Encompasses articles on the topic of mathematics|Free
|Encyclopedia of Triangle Centers|English
triangle centers, including Coordinate system>coordinates, Operation (mathematics)s, Incidence (geometry)>incidence, equations, etc.|Free
|EqWorld|English, Russian|Articles on mathematical equations|Free
|MathWorld|English|Articles on a wide variety of mathematics related topics|Free
|On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences|English
integer sequences, including formulas, related sequences, Computer program>programs, etc. |Free/CC BY-NC 3.0
|PlanetMath|English|Mathematics related topics and articles|Free/GNU

Film {| class"wikitable sortable" width"100%"

|IMDb|English, German, French, Hungarian,Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Turkish and Spanish|Information related to world films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams|free

Music {| class"wikitable sortable" width"100%"

|Bulgarian Rock Archives
Bulgarian language>Bulgarianrock music>rock bands|
|Encyclopaedia Metallum|English
heavy music>heavy metal bands|Free
|Grove Music Online|English|Mostly on historic and classical music worldwide; in print form is The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, which has 20 printed volumes, and was first published in 1980| Subscription
Hebrew language>Hebrew|Articles on Israeli music and musical artists| Free

Philosophy {| class"wikitable sortable" width"100%"

|Encyclopedia of Marxism|multi-lingual|Topics related to the study of Marxism| Free|
|Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy|English|Philosophy related articles| Free|James Fieser
|Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy|English|Philosophy articles| Subscription|Edward Craig
|Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy|English|Philosophy subjects| Free|Edward Zalta
|L'Encyclopédie philosophique|French|Philosophy articles|Free|Maxime Kristanek

Politics and history {| class"wikitable sortable" width"100%"

|Ancient History Encyclopedia|English|Historical encyclopedia targeted at students and the general public. Reviewed by editorial team, not a Wiki.|Free
|Ballotpedia|English|American politics, elections, and public policy|Free
|The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics|English|Economics – part of the Library of Economics and Liberty. Edited by David R. Henderson|Free
|Cyclopaedia of Political Science, Political Economy, and the Political History of the United States|English|Articles pertaining to science, economics, and American authors. The 1899 edition is available online|Free
|Diplopedia|English|US State Department internal encyclopedic wiki, available for diplomats and overseas US agents to use|Access only through the State Department
Progressivism in the United States>progressive/liberal Democratic point of view|Free
|Encyclopedia Titanica|English|Encyclopedia related to the building and sinking of the RMS Titanic|Free
|Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential|English|Presents articles on perceived human problems| Free
Gapminder Foundation>Gapminder|English|Historical global trends in health, poverty, and demographics|Free
||English|Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer culture.|Free
Washington (U.S. state)>Washington State|Free
|Holocaust Encyclopedia
Arabic language>Arabic, Persian, French, Spanish|Holocaust-related articles, published by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum|Free
Arabic language>Arabic, English, Chinese, French, German, Spanish, Dutch|An academic encyclopedia on the concepts of law|Free
|Our World In Data|English|Global trends on economic growth, poverty, health, war, violence, education and demographics|Free

Religion and theology {| class"wikitable sortable" width"100%"

|Baptist EncyclopaediaGoogle Books scan of the Baptist Encyclopaedia|English|a Dictionary of the Doctrines, Ordinances, Usages, Confessions of Faith, Sufferings, Labors, and Successes, and of the General History of the Baptist Denomination in All Lands, 1883|Free, Public domain
|Boston Collaborative Encyclopedia of Western Theology|English|Articles on Western Christian theology|Free, Public domain
|Catholic Encyclopedia|English|Topics relating to Catholicism, text from 1913 and 1922.|Free, Public domain
|Christian Cyclopedia|English|Collection of historical and theological information|Free
|Easton's Bible Dictionary|English|Articles on Christianity and theology|Free, Public domain
|Encyclopaedia Biblica|English|Contains articles pertaining to "the Literary, Political and Religious History, the Archaeology, Geography, and Natural History of the Bible"|Free
|Encyclopedia of Mormonism|English
Mormon studies>Mormon academics on History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints#Teachings and practices>doctrine of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).|Free
|Encyclopaedia of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of AmericaGoogle Books scan of the Encyclopaedia of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America|English|edited by Alfred Nevin, 1884|Free, public domain
|Encyclopaedias disciplinarum realium ideaeGoogle Books scan of Encyclopaedias disciplinarum realium ideae|Latin|Published in Latin by the Lutheran theologian Abraham Calovius in 1673.|Free, public domain
|Theological encyclopædia and methodologyGoogle Books scan of the English translation of Encyklopädie und Methodologie der theologischen Wissenschaften|English|Published in German by the Reformed theologian Karl Rudolf Hagenbach as Encyklopädie und Methodologie der theologischen Wissenschaften in 1833, translated into English in 1884 and published in 1891.|Free, public domain
|Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online|English|Topics relating to Anabaptism and Mennonites|Free
|Jewish Encyclopedia|English|Topics relating to Judaism|Free
|Jewish Virtual Library|English|Portals to essential Jewish topics|Free
Punjabi language>Punjabi|Entries on Sikhism|Subscription
|Schaff–Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge|English|Christian, published 1908–1914|Free, public domain

Science and technology {| class"wikitable sortable" width"100%"

|Encyclopedia Astronautica|English|Contains articles on the subject of space exploration and astronomy|Free
(:ru:Химическая энциклопедия>Encyclopedia of Chemistry)| Russian|Contains articles on the subject of chemistry|Free 1 2
|Encyclopedia of Earth|English|Articles on the Earth and its ecosystems|Free
|Encyclopedia of Laser Physics and Technology|English|Laser technology, photonics, and related areas such as optical fibers and ultrashort pulses.|Free
|Encyclopedia of Science|English
David J. Darling>David Darling|Free
|Engineering and Technology History Wiki|English|The history of technology, a partnership between the United Engineering Foundation, and the AIChE, AIME, ASCE, ASME, IEEE, SPE, and SWE|Free
|FOLDOC|English|Computing and related subjects|Free
|Javapedia|English|Coverage of all topics related to the Java platform|Free
|Omniglot|English|Covers languages and writing systems.|Free
ScienceWorld|English|Covers astronomy, scientific biography, chemistry, and physics. Like MathWorld, it is edited by Eric Weisstein.|Free

Life sciences {| class"wikitable sortable" width"100%"

|Animal Diversity Web|English|Student wiki-type database at the University of Michigan of animal natural history, distribution, classification, and conservation biology.|Free
animal rights>animal protection|Free
|ARKive|English|Visual and audio recordings of the world's species|Free
|Encyclopedia of Life|English, French|Seeks to categorize all 1.8 million known species on the planet|Free
|Encyclopedia of Life Sciences|English|Biology related articles|Subscription
|Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems|English
Natural science>natural and social sciences|Subscription
psychoactives>psychoactive substances|Free
Portuguese language>Portuguese, French, German, Italian, Dutch language,Simplified Chinese character>Chinese (Simplified Han), Traditional Chinese character, Greek language>Greek,Swedish language, Russian, Persian language>Persian, Vietnamese language, Thai language>Thai, Lao language, Hindi, Bengali language>Bengali|Articles on fish species|Free
|Flora Europaea|English|Covers different plant species|Free
|Ganfyd|English|Medical content|Free
Great Medical Encyclopedia)| Russian| Medicine| Free
|King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Arabic Health Encyclopedia
Arabic language>Arabic, English|Health encyclopedia|Free
|Palaeos|English|Covers palaeontology|Free
|The Plant List|English|Covers Flora|Free
|Radiopaedia|English|Articles on medical imaging used in radiology and radiography|Free
|Wikispecies|English|Seeks to create a catalogue of all living things|Free
|ZipcodeZoo|English|Encyclopedia of all living things|Free

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