Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus.
Search 675 online dictionaries.
Provides access to "free online English dictionaries from Cambridge University Press: International English, American English, Spanish-English, and French-English."
Language dictionaries and translators.
Enter a word in the online text boxl, and explore meanings
with an interactive map.
WordIQ.com offers "search results from a diverse array of dictionary, encyclopedia, thesaurus, and other valuable references."
Plethora of dictionaries, including "English, Medical, Legal, and Computer Dictionaries, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, a Literature Reference Library, and a Search Engine".
Internet encyclopedia, almanac, and atlas.
Paid service, however you can use it free for 14 days.
Comprises over 4500 glossaries, including those in the
iTools! comprises general and subject specific dictionaries
(including IT), synonyms, antonyms, thesauruses, and
the ability to hear the word pronounced.
Reference search engine linking to dictionaries, encyclopedias, quotations, thesauri, and more. Searchable by keywords.
Virtual Learning Resource Center.
The Virtual Learning Resource Center comprises approximately 6,000 learning resources arranged by categories from the American Civil War to Writing Style Guides. Some resources are searchable and a directory of search engines are included. Check it out for your next term paper project.
of Congress Virtual Reference Shelf.
Internet reference shelf compiled by the Library of
Congress organized into thirty subjects. A librarian
can be contacted through email if you need research
Billed "the Web's most comprehensive database of
acronyms, abbreviations, and initialisms." Over
The Acronym Database.
Includes the Top
50 acroynms people search for.
From advertising terms to state abbreviations.
Search categories from aerospace to physics.