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A Web of On-Line Dictionaries -- Tons of dictionaries here
Cyber Dewey -- Dewey Decimal System on-line -- Wow...and I mean WOW!!
Webster's Dictionary -- An on-line dictionary
Rhyming Dictionary -- Enter a word and find a word that rhymes with it
A Basic Dictionary of American Sign Language Terms -- Very nice site
Animated American Sign Language Dictionary -- This is a great way to learn basic sign language words
OneLook Dictionary -- Many kinds of dictionaries in one -- Very nice!
Roget's Thesaurus or a 1911 version 
Dictionary of Symbolism -- Explains the symbolic meaning of commonly used words in literature
Acronym and Abbreviation Searcher -- Here you will find out that CIA has more than one meaning
Handy Links-- This site is a tremendous way to find information on any subject…must see!!
Study Links-- A collection of reference links...great way to find information on a wide variety of topics.
The Virtual Reference Desk -- Don't miss this one
Digital Librarian -- Fantastic collection of links from almost any subject area
My Virtual Reference Desk Facts Page -- Try this site if you have plenty of time and want to learn a ton.
On Line Calculators -- Don't bother looking for your portable calculator...these do it all
The Catholic Encyclopedia
Facets of Religion -- Links to information on many religions...very nice
Encyclopedia Smithsonian
The Free Internet Encyclopedia -- Pretty neat encyclopedia
World Wide Web Virtual Library -- Just plain unbelievable!
My Virtual Encyclopedia -- Need to know something about everything?...nice site
Education Index (by Subject) -- Another excellent homework helper site with wonderful links...Try it!
Dictionary of Scientific Quotations
Medbot -- A very exciting and powerful medical search engine at Stanford University...WOW!
Merck Manual -- Find all kinds of medical information here...GREAT!!
RXList -- Comprehensive but technical list of medicinal drugs
Biographical Dictionary -- Over 18,000 names to look up...nice place to visit and "meet" famous people
Biography More than 15,000 names listed here
The Language Learning Resource Center at Carnegie Mellon University -- Great language site
Foreign Dictionaries On Line -- Dictionary of any foreign language you can imagine
Calculate when the Sun/Moon rise/fall
Microbiology Glossary -- Comprehensive listing of microbiology terms
Bartlett Familiar Quotations-- Just type in a key word and you'll find a ton of quotes
Quotation Links -- Links to all kinds of nice quotation sites...you're going to like this one
The Quotations Page -- Looking for famous quotes? ... give this a try
Wikiquote -- Nice place to visit for famous and not so famous quotes
The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy -- My dad loves this site
Behind the name -- Want to know what your first name means?...then try this site
Surnames: What's in a Name? -- The meanings of last names...very interesting
Purdue University Reference Desk -- Another great place to visit
On-Line Mathematics Dictionary -- Dictionary of math terms
Martindale's Reference Desk -- A very exciting site to find science and math information
Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation -- Great anatomy site
BioTech Life Science Dictionary -- 3,700 terms defined in botany, biology, chemistry, genetics, etc.
Medical Science Search Engine -- Start your medical science search in the National Library of Medicine
MedSurf -- A nice site to find medical information
Medical Terms
United States Census Bureau Statistics -- Lots and lots of statistics here...very interesting
Engineering Scientific Unit Converter -- Converts just about anything to anything
Convert It! -- Another wonderful conversion site
Online ConversionConvert anything to anything, anytime -- GREAT!
Common Weights and Measurement
Roman Numeral Date Conversion Table -- Converts Roman Numeral dates to conventional dates
Dictionary of Occupational Titles
Encyclopedia Mythica -- A nice encyclopedia of folklore and mysticism
WebCats WWW Library Search -- Great resource!
Thomas Legislative Information on the Net -- Spend hours searching for Senate and House info...fun!!
WashLaw - A Virtual Law Library Reference Desk -- Washburn University...very powerful
The Law Engine -- A magnificent legal site...got to see this one
Legal Search -- Search for terms, case studies and documents related to the law
United States (Legal) Code -- Nice place to visit from Cornell University
The Electric Law Library -- A fun library to learn law concepts
Supreme Court Decisions -- If you are remotely interested in law, this is a great site to visit
U.S. Federal Government Agencies Homepage -- Just about every government agency is listed here.
The Washington Post.com Business Glossary -- Business terms defined from A to Z
The Ultimate White Pages -- Find anyone AND map out where they live -- WOW!! ...
Telephone Directories on the Web -- Find just about any person/business anywhere in the world
Toll-Free Internet Directory -- Great toll free number directory site...take a look
U.S. Postal Service Zip +4 Code Lookup -- Gives you the 9 digit zipcode for any area...nice
TomTom Route Planner -- Plan the route and make a map for your next trip..excellent!
Calendar Zone -- A ton of calendars on-line -- fascinating site
Today's Calendar and Clock Page -- Calendars and much more
On This Day -- Important events that happened on today's date...very interesting
Famous Birthdays -- Birthdays of famous people listed by name, date and year...quite nice
On-Line Dictionary of Computing -- Great dictionary for finding computer terms
Guide to Philosophy on the Internet - If you want to be busy until the year 2020, try this one…huge site!
World Wide Colleges -- Lists schools on the web from all over the world
Colleges in the United States
American School Directory -- An excellent place to find information on any school in the United States.
Better Homes and Gardens Home Improvement Encyclopedia -- Great for adults who have to do their home-work
Patent Search -- Search for any patent, this one is a lot of fun!

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