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Babel -  Glossary of computer abbreviations & acronyms
Dictionaries and Glossaries
Dictionary of Cell Biology
Dictionary of Computing
Glossary of Financial & Trading Terms
Glossary of Internet Terms
Glossary of Islamic Terms & Concepts
Glossary of Technical Analysis Terms
Index of On-Line Dictionaries

Multilingual Glossary of Technical & Popular Medical terms
Net Lingo
Nonverbal Dictionary of Gestures, Signs & Body Language Cues
OneLook Dictionaries
Online Dictionaries & Glossaries
Online Glossaries in English, French, and Italian

Oxford English Dictionary R
Snow Day Reverse Dictionary
Technology Glossary
Translation Engines
Webster Collegiate Dictionary  
Webster Medical Dictionary

World Wide Words: Exploring the English Language
Yahoo Dictionary Index
links to more than 1,000 dictionaries in 200 different languages....


Roget's Thesaurus
The Cook's Thesaurus


Abbreviations for International Organizations
Acronym & Abbreviation Server
Acronym Dictionary | Acronym Dictionary
Acronym lookup
Acronym Server
AcronymBuster - 10,000+ acronymes informatiques
Acronyms for Health Sciences
Akronyme / acronyms [deutsch/englisch]
Ocean-Science Related Acronyms


African Music Encyclopedia
Britannica Online R
Canadian Encyclopedia Online

Catholic Encyclopedia
Columbia Encyclopedia: Sixth Edition
Early Church Encyclopedia
ENCARTA Online Encyclopedia

Encyclopedia Britannica

Encyclopedia Mythica
Mythology, folklore, mysticism, and more.
Encyclopedia of ED Stats

Encyclopaedia of the Orient
Exploring Ancient World Cultures
(when prompted, enter ID: howard2 ; Password: facts)
Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts
Funk and Wagnalls Encyclopedia
How Stuff Works

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

My Virtual Encyclopedia

NatureServe: An Online Encyclopedia of Life

Shi'ite Encyclopedia
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
TechWeb Technology Encyclopedia
Tous les savoirs du monde:
Encyclopédies et bibliothèques, de Sumer au XXIème siècle


Altapedia Online: Countries A to Z
Arabia Online
The Best Places to Live in America
Congressional Directory
Country Studies
Facts on File News Service
The 50 States of the United States: Capital Cities and Information Links

Political Database of the Americas
Regions and Countries (The World Bank)


Chesapeake Bay Basin
Gazetteer of the U.S. (Census Bureau)
Maps for Medieval Studies
METRO Subway Map (Washington, DC)
Perry-Castañeda Map Library
Washington DC Map

World Maps
Travelocity (American Airlines' SABR System)
Zip+4 Codes Queries (U.S. Post Office)


Bartlett Familiar Quotations
The Kerrie DeGood Quotes Page
The Quotations Page

Quotations - Simpson's Contemporary Quotations 1950-1988 -
A collection of close to 14,000 quotations that can be searched by title, author, quote, or exact words.


American Heritage Book of English Usage
Elements of Style, William Strunk, Jr.
Grammar and Style Notes - by Jack Lynch
Guide to Grammar and Writing

How to Write an Outline

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