Online Reference Biography
Many languages and dialects are represented here including Native American, sign, and artificial languages. Formally "Web of Online Dictionaries."
Includes Merriam-Webster's 10th Collegiate Dictionary, word of the day, and other features.
- WORD REFERENCE
Dictionary and free browser plug-in based on the Collins Dictionaries. English, Spanish-English, French-English, German-English and Italian-English.
Dictionaries for elementary, middle, and advanced readers. Look-up help!
Online Reference: Sites with links to quick facts.
- INFORMATION PLEASE
Another site that offers an array of ready reference
resources. This online almanac has keyword searching available.
INTERNET PUBLIC LIBRARY
This site is set up just like an actual library and
offers many services including reference, youth, and teen links. A good
place to start research.
See the reference desk for some well organized links
to common questions.
Great for quick reference, this site has links to
many special dicitionaries and sources for brief facts.
YORK TIMES LEARNING NETWORK
Originally set up for New York Times journalists,
this site now has many features for students and teachers. Scroll down
the page for basic reference tools.
Kid friendly searches.
- WORLD ALMANAC FOR KIDS
Kid-friendly web-site for handy facts.
MY VIRTUAL REFERENCE
Good site for ready reference and long lists arranged
by category specifically for elementary, middle school, and high school
iTOOLS: RESEARCH IT
Several handy tools are linked to this site including
dictionaries, translators, a currency converter, and zip code directories.
First class reference site that offers full text search of classic books and reference materials. Electronic texts include dictionaries, thesaurus, poetry, literature texts.
Both Yahoo and Study Web have extensive basic directories
that link major reference tools.