|Reference Web sites|
Almanacs, dictionaries & encyclopedias |
Internet reference collections |
Statistical sources |
Travel & weather
Almanacs, dictionaries & encyclopedias
- A searchable collection of over 143,000 acronyms, abbreviations, and initialisms. Search by acronym or use the "reverse lookup" feature to search by keyword. Users may also submit new acronyms that are not currently included.
- Information Please Almanac
- Dates, facts, statistics, from this well-known almanac publisher.
- Roget's II: The New Thesaurus via Bartleby.com
- Thesaurus of over 35,000 synonyms.
- Merriam-Webster Online
- Provides a dictionary and thesaurus, as well as assorted information and activities with words. Click the graphic next to a word to hear its pronunciation.
Internet reference collections
- ALA-RUSA Best Free Reference Web Sites
- Internet Public Library (U. of Michigan)
- Quickly search for definitions, artists, and atlas information.
- Reference Desk (Michigan Electronic Library)
- Virtual Information Center (UC-Berkeley)
- Yahoo's List of Reference Sources
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