Reference Center

Dictionaries and Language

  • OneLookDictionary Search
  • Bartleby.com: The "reference" section includes dictionaries, thesauri, usage guides, quotations, and more.
  • Word Spy: Dictionary of new words and phrases that cites news articles and other published sources where they've been used.

Directories (Telephone numbers, addresses, etc.)

  • AnyWho: White pages, yellow pages, reverse, international, toll-free.
  • InfoSpace: White pages, yellow pages, reverse lookups, links to foreign directories.
  • ZIP Code Lookup: Find ZIP Codes for addresses and cities.

Encyclopedias

Facts and Statistics
  • Facts.com: World Almanac, historic events, country profiles, and more.
  • FedStats: Gateway to statistics from the U.S. government.

Law and Government

  • Thomson Gale LegalForms: Templates you can download and edit.
  • FindLaw: Laws and court decisions, articles on legal topics, lawyer directory.
  • FirstGov: Gateway to U.S. government Web sites.

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