Dictionaries, Thesauri, Almanacs, etc.

Reference Portals

University of Albany http://library.albany.edu/reference/

Bartleby.com http://www.bartleby.com/reference/

Library Spot http://www.libraryspot.com/

Homework Spot http://homeworkspot.com

New York Times Navigator http://www.nytimes.com/navigator


Dictionaries & Thesauri

YourDictionary.com http://yourdictionary.com

Cambridge Dictionaries http://dictionary.cambridge.org/default.asp?dict=A

Merriam-Webster Online Language Center http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary.htm

Dictionary of Symbolism http://www.umich.edu/~umfandsf/symbolismproject/symbolism.html/

Write Express, Online Rhyming Dictionary http://www.rhymer.com/

Internet Picture Dictionary http://www.pdictionary.com/

Purdue University’s Online Writing Laboratory http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/index.html


Almanacs

Infoplease http://www.infoplease.com/

Fact Monster http://www.factmonster.com

U.S. Census site http://www.census.gov/index.html

Old Farmer's Almanac http://www.almanac.com/index.php


Encyclopedias

EH.Net Encyclopedia (Encyclopedia of Economic and Business History) http://www.eh.net/encyclopedia/

Cambridge Encyclopedia of English and American Literature http://www.bartleby.com/cambridge/

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy http://www.utm.edu/research/iep/

Encyclopedia Mythica http://www.pantheon.org/mythica.html

Free Internet Encyclopedia http://www.cam-info.net/enc.html

New Advent Catholic Encyclopedia http://www.newadvent.org/


Biographical

Biographical Dictionary http://www.s9.com/biography/

Biography.com http://www.biography.com/

Who2? http://www.who2.com/

POTUS http://www.ipl.org/ref/POTUS

President of the United States http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/index.html

Presidents of the United States http://www.presidentsusa.net/


Calculators and Conversions

Calculator.com http://www.calculator.com/

Convert Me http://www.convert-me.com/en/