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E-reference

Looking for a quick fact, a definition, or some background information? The E-Reference Collection offers online access to thousands of information sources.

 

 

Reference Sites on the Web

Bartleby.com: Great Books Online
 

Includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, several writer's handbooks, Grey's Anatomy, Farmer's Cookbook, Post's Etiquette, and Bartlett's Quotations.

iTools

Find out anything using the best tools to search the web: a collection of the best search engines available.

Virtual Reference Shelf

Selected Web Resources compiled by the Library of Congress.

 

Biography

Literary Index

An online index to the 130,000 biographical profiles offered in the Gale family of literary publications such as Dictionary of Literary Biography, Poetry Criticism, and Contemporary Authors.

 

Dictionaries

Acronyms and abbreviations dictionaries

Acronym Finder

The world’s largest and most comprehensive dictionary of acronyms, abbreviations and initialisms.

Journal Abbreviations Sources

Journal Abbreviation Sources is a registry of Web resources that list or provide access to the full title of journal abbreviations

Biographical dictionaries

Biographical dictionary


This dictionary covers more than 28,000 notable men and women who have shaped our world from ancient times to the present day. One can search by birth years, death years, positions held, professions, literary and artistic works, achievements, and other keywords.

Who is and who was

Search over 25,000 of the greatest lives, past and present.

English Language & Foreign dictionaries

Cambridge International Dictionaries

A range of dictionaries and thesaurus for learners of English to search within their contents.

Dictionary.com

Includes definitions, related words, grammar and usage, finding books and related Web sites, etc.

Dictionaries Index

Search in 275 dictionaries on the Internet. Translate from 69 source languages into 73 target languages - 400 language combinations.

Free-translator.com

One of the best online text translator.

Google language tools

Type a search phrase in your language. Google will find results in other languages and translate them for you to read.

 

Longman Web Dictionary

The online version of the . Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English, Updated Edition.

 

OneLook Dictionaries

20,000,000 words in 1062 dictionaries indexed.

Oxford English Dictionary

The unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million English words, both present and past.

Subject dictionaries

ArtLex

A dictionary for artists, collectors, students and educators in art production, criticism, history, aesthetics and education.

Business Dictionary Online

An easy-to-use free business glossary with over 20000 terns. A concise, clear and comprehensive tool.

 

Free Online Dictionary of Computing

A searchable dictionary of acronyms, jargon, programming languages, tools, architecture, operating systems, networking, theory, conventions, standards, mathematics, telecoms, electronics, institutions, companies, projects, products, history, etc.

 

Law dictionaries

Includes dictionaries, online reference tools, translation tools covering general, commercial, international, criminal and other aspects of law.

 

Medical Dictionary Online

A free online medical dictionary search engine for definitions of medical terminology, pharmaceutical drugs, healthcare equipment, health conditions, medical devices, specialty terms and medical abbreviations.

 

Psychology Dictionary

The revised Online Psychology Dictionary of All Psychology Online now defines and provides examples for 521 psychology related terms.

 

 

Encyclopedias

Britannica.com
 

The worlds best web sites plus magazines, books and the complete Encyclopedia  Britannica.

Encyclpedia.com

Internet's premiere free Encyclopedia. Newly updated and expanded with more than 50,000 articles plus links giving you access to millions of articles and pictures in Electric Library. It is free, quick and useful.

Infoplease.com

Online Encyclopedia, dictionary, almanac, atlas.

Wikipedia

A free encyclopedia built collaboratively using wiki software.

ΒικιΠαιδεια

Η ελεύθερη εγκυκλοπαίδεια που μπορεί ο καθένας να επιμεληθεί.

World Fact book 2001

Information for each country of the world including area, boundaries, climate, disputes, population, political system and economy.

 

Maps and the World

Google maps

A map service that you view in your web browser. Depending on your location, you can view basic or custom maps and local business information, including business locations, contact information, and driving directions.

Mapblast

Street maps, driving directions, yellow pages from many European and other countries.

MapQuest

Maps, driving directions, road trip planner, yellow pages from worldwide

National Geographic Maps and Geography

Maps and geographical information, photography, adventure & expedition, from all over the world.

 

Converters and Calculators

Unit Converter

A resources to convert unit, length, time, area, volume, weight, time, and more

Online Conversion

Convert just about anything to anything else. Over 5,000 units and 50,000 conversions.

Online Calculator

Calculate anything anytime for free.

Graphing Calculator

A graphics, scientific, matrix and statistics online calculator.

 

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