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Citation Guides | Biographical Sources | Country Information | Directories | Statistics | Weights, Dates, etc. | Associations & Organizations | Maps

Dictionaries

Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd edition
Oxford Language Dictionaries (Chinese, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish)


Encyclopedias

Encyclopaedia Britannica Online (Academic Edition)
Britannica Enciclopedia Moderna
Wikipedia
World Book Online Reference Center


Country Information

Europa World Online

BBC News Country Profiles

Background Notes -- U.S. Dept. of State

CIA World Fact Book

Country Studies -- Library of Congress


Biographical Sources

American National Biography: portraits of men and women -- from all eras and walks of life -- whose lives have shaped the nation.

Biography Reference Bank: covers over 500,000 people and includes over 36,000 images.

Literary Reference Center (EBSCO): information about authors living and deceased (includes excerpts of literary criticism).

Literature Resource Center (Artemis): information about authors living and deceased (includes excerpts of literary criticism).

Marquis Who's Who: includes Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the World, and more

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: national record of men and women who have shaped British history and culture, worldwide, from the Romans to the 21st century


Directories: Phone numbers, addresses, etc.

AT&T AnyWho: includes Yellow Pages, White Pages, Reverse Look-Up, Toll Free Directory, Area Codes

Switchboard: People, businesses, email addresses, and a web site directory

Infobel World: International Telephone Directories

ZIP Code Directory - U.S. Postal Service


Associations & Organizations

Encyclopedia of Associations (U.S. and International)

Directory of Development Organizations

International Organizations in Europa World Online


Maps

A to Z Maps: outline maps, political boundaries, geographical features, etc.

David Rumsey Map Collection

National Geographic Map Machine

Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps - Ohio (1867 - 1970)


Weights, Dates, Measures & Money

Calendar Zone
Measurements Converter
OnlineConversion.com
Salary Calculator
World Clock
Universal Currency Converter

 

Last updated:
September 16, 2014