Online Reference Materials (Dictionaries, etc.)

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Types of Reference Materials On This Page Include the Following

Annotated listing of dictionaries, glossaries and encyclopedias (this site is outside the Library)
Acronym and Jargon Finders
Dictionaries
E-Mail Address Books
Encyclopedias
Glossaries
Language Translators
Libraries
News
Phone Books
Quotations
Reference "Desks" (sites with multiple types of reference information)
Internet Searches
Thesaurus

Acronym and Jargon Finders

Acronym Finder
another Acronym Finder
Dictionary of Computer Acronyms, Computer terms, Computer Jargon and certification terms.

Dictionaries

Online Dictionaries
A Web of Specialized Online Dictionaries
American Heritage Dictionary
WWWebster Dictionary
Oxford English Dictionary
Accounting, Business Studies and Economics Dictionary for Students

E-mail Address Books

Large Email Directories
Finding Email Addresses on the Web

Encyclopedias

Wikipedia
Encyclopedia Britannica Online
The Canadian Encyclopedia
An I.T. encyclopedia

Glossaries

Glossary of Business Terms
Online Dictionaries, Glossaries and Encyclopedias
Another Glossary

Language Translation

Google Translate
Free Online Language Translator
Free Web and Text Translation Service
Free Translation Online

Libraries

lib-web-cats (includes access to 4,000 libraries)
Yahoo's list of online libraries
Library Spot -- government libraries

On-Line Sources to Get Up-to-Date National and International News

Media "Watchdogs"

Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting
listing of numerous organizations
Media Research Center
Media Matters for American

Business News

New York Times Business News
Wall Street Journal
CNN Money
Forbes Financial
Bloomberg News
Business Wire
Business Week

World News

BBC World News
CNN World News
New York Times World News
MSNBC World News

USA, including international focus

Reuters (with focus on financial and business news)
CNN
Google News
ABC News
USA Today
NSNBC News
CBS News

Phone Books

Telephone Directories on the Web, Phone Books, White Pages, Yellow Pages
International Telephone Directory
Switchboard for US and Canada

Quotations (general)

Creative Quotations
Quoteland.com
Quotations Page

Reference "Desks" (sites with multiple types of reference information)

Reference Desk
CWL Publishing Enterprises
Online Reference Desk
used to be the Ask Dr. Jeeves and now has a new face

Thesaurus

Roget's American English Thesaurus
Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
Thesaurus (an Ask.com service)

Internet Searches

Google
Tips for Searching the Internet
Search Engine Watch
International Directory of Search Engines
Base Bones 101 -- Basic Tutorial on Searching the Web
Six Great Ways to Search the Web
25 Free People Search Engines to Find Anyone

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