Web Reference Resources

Biography

Biographical Dictionary
Biography.com

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California

California Government

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Citation Guides

APA Style : Learning APA Style
EasyBib : Free Bibliography Maker
English MLA Bibliography Format
Humanities : MLA List of Works Cited
Sample MLA Works Cited List (Daly)
Purdue OWL: APA Formatting and Style Guide
Social Sciences : APA List of References
UMC Library: APA Format (6th ed.)

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Computers

Free Online Dictionary
Webopaedia: Online Computer Dictionary for Computer and Internet Terms and Definitions
Whatis.com : Computer Dictionary

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Dictionaries & Thesauri : English Language

Cambridge Dictionaries Online
CMU Pronouncing Dictionary
Dictionary.com
Merriam-Webster : Visual Dictionary Online
Dictionary of English Useage
Lexical FreeNet
Thesaurus.com
Wordsmyth – The Premier Education Dictionary – Thesaurus

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International Language Dictionaries

OneLook Dictionaries
Travlang’s Translating Dictionaries

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Electronic Books

Bartley.com: Great Books Online
Project Gutenberg -free ebooks

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Electronic Periodicals (Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers)

AcqWeb’s Directory of Journals, Newsletters, and Electronic Discussion Archives
D-Lib Magazine
Infomine
Information Research: an International Electronic Journal
Information Today, Inc. – Periodicals

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Employment

State of California : Employment Development Department
Occupational Outlook Handbook

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Encyclopedias

Encyclopedia Britannica Concise Online
Encyclopedia Smithsonian
Encyclopedia.com

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Geography (Atlases, Gazetteers, etc.)

Altapedia Online – Maps and Country Information
CIA World Factbook
Geographic Names Information System (United States)
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
Library of Congress Country Studies
The World Bank Group Countries and Regions
World Development Reports (World Bank)

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Health & Medicine

BioMed Central
MedlinePlus
The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy. 17th edition
PubMed

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Humanities

The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Making of America
ORB Encyclopedia (Medieval Studies)
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

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Language and Literature

Bartleby Verse: American & English Poetry, 1250-1920
Bartlett. Familiar Quotations. 10th ed. (1919)
Brewer. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898)
The Cambridge History of English and American Literature (1907-1921)
Gale Literary Index
Inter-Play: Online index to plays in collections, anthologies & periodicals
Internet Public Library : Online Literary Criticism Collection
Lexical FreeNet “Connected Thesaurus”
Voice of the Shuttle

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Law

Basic Legal Citation
Duhaime’s Law Dictionary
Findlaw.com
Law.com Dictionary

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Pure Sciences

Botany.Com Encyclopedia of Plants
Encyclopedia of Earth
Glossary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
NatureServe: An Online Encyclopedia of Life
Science.gov
Units of Measurement
WebElements Periodic Table

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Research / Reference Metasites

Internet Public Library Ready Reference Collection
iTools.com
Internet Public Library (Information You Can Trust)
Los Angeles Public Library : Web Links

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Social Issues

Human Rights Watch
ProCon.org
Uniform Crime Reports (FBI)
U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
U.S. Office for Victim of Crime

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Social Sciences

Chambers’s Book of Days (1879)
ERIC-Education Resources Information Center
Internet History Sourcebooks Project
Mortgage Calculator & Financial Calculators
Online Dictionary of the Social Sciences
U.S. Department of Education

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Statistics

FedStats
U.S. Census Bureau: FactFinder
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
UNESCO Institute for Statistics

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Writing Guides

The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation
Fowler, H.W. The King’s English, 2nd ed.
Guide to Grammar and Writing
Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
Silva Rhetoricae: The Forest of Rhetoric
UVic Writer’s Guide

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Other Reference Sources

American Rhetoric: Online Speechbank
American Sign Language Dictionary
Acronym Finder
The Gutenberg Bible: Digitized Images
Information Please: Almanac, Dictionary, Encyclopaedia
The Internet Acronym Server
SYMBOLS.com – Encyclopedia of Western Signs and Ideograms
RhymeZone
U.S. Government Printing Office : Federal Digital System

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