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Combining the contents of an encyclopedia, a dictionary, an atlas and
several up-to-the minute almanacs loaded with statistics, facts, and
historical records, Infoplease places the resources of an entire
reference information center at your fingertips.
- CIA World Factbook
Offers country profiles and reference maps.
Heritage Dictionary of the English Language
- The Wordsmyth
- Merriam-Webster's Dictionary
Allows you to search for multiple definitions of a word from a variety
of online dictionaries.
World English Dictionary
This resource provides an English dictionary and thesaurus, as well
as several foreign language dictionaries.
- A Dictionary of
This resource offers links to various slang dictionaries available
on the web.
- Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition
- Encyclopedia Britannica
Encyclopedia that also provides access and links to full-text articles
from various publications for a fee via E-library.
- Bartlett's Quotations
- Columbia World of Quotations
Quotations by authors constitute this authoritative collection.
- Simpson's Contemporary
Features thousands of quotes culled from the period 1950 to 1988,
including source, date, and occasion.
Contains a dictionary and thesaurus, as well as quotations, word of the day, games, and lexicography.
- Roget's Thesaurus
- Roget's II: The New Thesaurus
- All that JAS
Journal Abbreviation Sources is a registry of Web resources that list or
provide access to the full title of journal abbreviations.
- Acronym Finder
Searchable database containing common acronyms and abbreviations about
all subjects, with a focus on computers, technology, telecommunications,
and the military.
World Wide Web Acronym and Abbreviation Finder
Acronyms from all subject areas.