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    REFERENCES: (MAINLY) NON-TECHNICAL

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  1. Get Better Results From Your Searches - Courtesy of Lifewire
  2. List of Online Encyclopedias from Wikipedia
  3. Reference Links - From Eeserver.org
  4. Bugzilla Thesaurus & Reverse Dictionary
  5. See alternate dictionaries for Newbury House Online Dictionary
  6. LEO English/German Dictionary (and other help links)
  7. See specialty dictionary replacements for Microsoft®Encarta® World English Dictionary
  8. Glossary of Gifted Education - Steven M. Nordby
  9. Encyclopedia of the Nations
  10. FAST-US-5 U.S. Education Web Links - See Digest below in place of encyclopedia of Statistics
  11. Digest of Education Statistics - Advance Release of Selected 2013 Digest Tables - U.S. Dept. of Education
  12. Online Dictionaries - Computer, Technical, English, Medical, and Legal - replacing Lexicate & MesoReference links
  13. Encyclopedia and other references - From langenberg.com via Internet Archive
  14. The Online Books Page - Upenn
  15. Myth Encyclopedia
  16. The Canadian Encyclopedia Historica
  17. Encyclopedias - List from CLS Library
  18. Encyclopedia.com - Combined encyclopedia - over one hundred special types
  19. Mrs. Wilson's Resources
  20. Encyclopedia Index - IndexOfTheWeb.com
  21. Social Science Resources
  22. Craig's Links - Courtesy of Stanford University
  23. Mixed Reference links - Also see education and science sections (and more)
  24. Phobia List - Via phobialist.com
  25. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
  26. RhymeZone
  27. Calendars through the Ages: all different types (webexhibits.org)
  28. See FAST References - from Whatis.com
  29. Academic Info (.net) : The Reference Desk
  30. http://www.asd.com - American School Directory - Not free - Use one below:
  31. Public School Review - Profiles of USA Public Schools
  32. ASL (American Sign Language) Information (aslinfo.com)
  33. Research Links: Academic references and more by campusaccess.com
  34. Glossary of Special Education Terms
  35. List of Virtual Schools Ask.com ®

  36. Make My Virtual Reference Desk Your Start-up Page - Have access to wide variety of educational resources
  37. Virtual Reference Shelf - Web resources compiled by the Library of Congress
  38. Virtual Reference Desk - Courtesy of C. George Public Library
  39. Reference Tools for Writers - Courtesy of Journalism.net
  40. BJ Pinchbeck's Reference Shelf Homework Helper Links
  41. Illustrated Scientific Dictionaries - EnchantedLearning.com
  42. Online Dictionaries, Glossaries and Encyclopedias - 101 -replacement for Glossarist.com
  43. Glossary of Distance Education Terms - PSU
  44. Distance Education WWW Virtual Library
  45. The Info Service (info-s.com) Extensive listing of information sources
  46. Internet Library for Librarians (itcompany.com)
  47. Comparison of Research Networking Tools and Research Profiling Systems - Ask.com®
  48. Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything - See links to help teachers
  49. LibrarySpot.com: Encyclopedias, quotations, etc.
  50. Wordsmyth English Dictionary/Thesaurus
  51. Wordsmyth S.A.T. Dictionary 2000 words - free for personal use - Via lightlink.com
  52. Glossary of Education Terms and Acronyms (ncrel.org)
  53. Dictionaries and Thesauri (Argot Library)
  54. Music Dictionary from performancepractice.com
  55. The Catholic Encyclopedia (great for history, writers, etc.) (newadvent.org)
  56. Search for a word via many online-dictionary web sites (onelook.com)
  57. Glossaries via rahul.net
  58. Searchalot: searching done for you
  59. 10 Big Myths about copyright explained (templetons.com)
  60. Thesaurus.com
  61. The Virtual Reference Desk (Christopher C. Brown)
  62. Contacting the Congress (.org)
  63. WWW Virtual Library - Index (vlib.org)
  64. WordCentral.Com: Dictionary plus coding, verse generation, etc.
  65. Free Internet Encyclopedia
  66. ARTLEX: Visual Arts Dictionary
  67. The Psych Web: Find Anything Page
  68. Online repositories of information: Directories, Calendars, etc. (online-pr.com)
  69. See Reference Resources at Refdesk.com
  70. Encyclopedia of Law & Economics (findlaw.com)
  71. Awesome Library
  72. My Virtual Reference Desk: Quick REFERENCE / RESEARCH 1999
  73. Largest Public Records Database - Via from pac-info.com
  74. Bibliography Formats
  75. Librarians' Internet Index Ready Reference & Quick Facts

  76. Glossaries for Public Service Interpreters - Extensive listings
  77. LD Online Glossary
  78. The Virtual Reference Desk (sm) presents the Learning Center for kids
  79. Financial Glossary and Dictionary links - About.com® Retirement section
  80. Encyclopedias: online and free of charge (schoolwork.org)
  81. See the Welcome in www.el.com (Essential Links)
  82. Little Explorer's Pictoral Dictionary (enchantedlearning.com)
  83. Large listing of Glossaries and Dictionaries - Encyberpedia
  84. Education Section - Ask.com - Check reference links
  85. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
  86. AlphaDictionary - list of online references
  87. Glossaries and Dictionaries by Encyberpedia
  88. OneLook Reverse Dictionary
  89. RhymeZone rhyming dictionary and thesaurus (plus synonyms, definitions, and more)
  90. Children's multilingual Dictionary with audible pronounciation (LogosDictionary.Org)
  91. A KINSHIP GLOSSARY: Symbols, Terms, and Concepts (Univ. of Alabama)
  92. Free Online Dictionary
  93. Online Library
  94. MultiLingual Online Dictionary - a Bilingual Dictionary from ECTACO - English version
  95. ODLIS: Online Dictionary for Library and Information Science
  96. Wiktionary - now includes a thesaurus, a rhyme guide, and more
  97. Use Wiki-Surf to find Wikipedia articles
  98. Martindale's The Reference Desk
  99. Picture Dictionary - many languages
  100. Glossary Of Poetic Terms
  101. Latin Dictionary and Grammar Aid (can download materials)
  102. Freebyte's Guide to Free Dictionaries (outstanding number of online, downloadable, and specialized dictionaries
  103. Free Computer Dictionary Online also links to Medical, law, and legal dictionaries
  104. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
  105. Politics.Answers.com
  106. Open Content Encyclopedias - See free content galore! (dmoz.org)
  107. Virtual Reference Desks - Courtesy of Tusculum College
  108. Encyclopedia of Lists, Timelines, Reference Tables & More - By Encyclopedia4u.com
  109. Psychology Career Guide
  110. How-To Contact Congress - via FAX | 5 Letter Template Examples - BeBusinessed
  111. Dictionary.net
  112. Free Thesaurus (.com)
  113. REFERENCES: (MAINLY) TECHNICAL

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  114. Multilingual Glossary of technical and medical terms in nine European Languages (Belgium)
  115. Voycabulary.com - Cut & paste URLs or your text into its box area and every word you click on will be defined by your choice of dictionaries, encyclopedias...
  116. See Computing and Tech Terms (Catalyst)
  117. Computational Intelligence (MIT)
  118. DoItYourself (.com) Site Map
  119. Chemistry & Environmental Dictionary - By environmentalchemistry.com
  120. Virtual Reference Collection: MIT Libraries
  121. TechEncyclopedia (techtarget.com)
  122. Thomas Register of American Manufacturers
  123. List of Tools & Research - From The Carnegie Library
  124. Free Online Dictionary of Computing (Denis Howe)
  125. Research Resources by Subject - Courtesy of Alfred University
  126. AI Reference Shelf (AAAI)
  127. AI Springboard: How to use the website at AAAI.ORG -lists careers in AI
  128. Acronym Finder for many areas - acronymfinder.net
  129. Multimedia File Types and Viewers - AZLINK
  130. Standards (and Cross References) for Computers and Communication -By Webstart Communications
  131. ComputerUser.com High-Tech Dictionary
  132. Film and Electronic Media Dictionary from Cybercollege.com
  133. The Graphics File Format Page (DCS)

  134. The Graphics File Format Page (Mirror site)
  135. The DICT Development Group - (dictionaries, software, and links)
  136. Digital Camera Reviews, news, terminology , etc. (dpreview.com)
  137. Basic Terms of Logic (earlham.edu)
  138. A Dictionary of Units (Frank Tapson)
  139. Glossary of AI Terms - Maintained by Ric Crabbe and Amit Dubey.
  140. FLW Technical Glossary - for engineers, computerists, etc.
  141. GEEK.COM - The Online Technology Resource
  142. Glossary Search form by Geek.com
  143. Inventor Links from Houston Inventors Assoc.
  144. Tech References by Inventors.org
  145. Investopedia.com: Tutorials and Lessons (including glossary)
  146. The Web 100: The Web's Best Sites (see education/reference) (web100.com)
  147. Giant Glossary of Electronic Terminology
  148. Signal or Noise? - The future of Music on the Net
  149. Glossary of Electronic Music and Audio - Courtesy of the Sonic Spot™
  150. Glossary of Electronic Terms - Via ESP®
  151. Master Glossary Of Electrical Electronic Terms - Courtesy of Scribd
  152. Plus Dictionary - List of interesting [mainly technical] dictionaries
  153. The Home Energy Saver Glossary
  154. Glossary of international shipping, customs and regulatory terms
  155. Power Supply Terminology
  156. Electronic Dictionaries, Glossaries, Acronyms, and Encyclopedia listings
  157. Electrician Terminology and Glossary
  158. Downloads: Glossary software - Listings by DownloadRoute.com
  159. Glossary of Web Terminology
  160. Glossary: Cell Phone Term Definitions - Courtesy of Phone Scoop
  161. Electronics Dictionary - Provided by WebRef
  162. Guide to Internet Terms: A Glossary - Presented by GetNetWise
  163. Glossary of Common Computer Terminology
  164. 101 Science.com: Science Terminology

  165. Search Tips - Google
  166. Top Ten Search Tips - Northeastern University Libraries
  167. StartingPage® - Specialized search engine
  168. Choose the Best Search for Your Information Need
  169. iTools! Language Tools - Dictionary - Thesaurus - Translation
  170. Dictionaries, Glossaries, and General FAQ's - ITPRC
  171. Guide to PC Hardware (illustrated) (Karbosguide.com)
  172. See Software and Infrastructure glossaries (ITPRC - Network Security)
  173. LEO's Guide to Software, Tutorials, dictionaries, etc.
  174. The Virtual Reference Desk: Engineering/Technical information (BCIT)
  175. 3D Dictionary (for graphics) (maran.com)
  176. Legal Encyclopedia by Nolo (Dictionary and calculators also)
  177. CyperTimes Navigator: References, publications, etc. (NY Times)
  178. Dictionary of PC hardware and Data Communications Terms - Mitchell Shnier
  179. PC Tech Guide (.com) - Glossary, Component Guide, Troubleshooting tips, etc.
  180. Webopedia: Online Computer Dictionary for Internet Terms and Technology
  181. Philosophical Dictionary -Terms and names included (philosophypages.com)
  182. Glossary of Technical Theatre Terms - www.theatrecrafts.com
  183. Encyclopedia of Psychology - Don Walter
  184. Research Haven (.com)
  185. AI Glossary (Stottler Henke Associates, Inc.)
  186. Glossary of Computer and Internet terms - Also see help center FAQs (sharpened.net)
  187. Stock Research, technical terms, tools, etc. - Stockmaven.com
  188. Beilstein Chemical Engineering Dictionary (GER-ENG)
  189. Tech Dictionary (.com)
  190. The Traders' Glossary© of technical terms and topics
  191. A Glossary of Rhetorical Terms (UKY)
  192. Threats - Information about Viruses, Hackers and Spam - Via securelist.com
  193. John Hopkin's Welch Web: Dept. of History of Science, Medical & Technology [References]
  194. IT Glossary - IF4IT
  195. Free Physics Lessons - Also open source software for students & free grading program for teachers - via lightandmatter.com
  196. MegaConverter 2: Conversions for distance, energy, etc.
  197. Computer Reference Directory (techtutorials.com)
  198. Infomine retired: Use: SubjectFinder.com
  199. CIT: Multimedia Technology: Glossary of Terms (Univ. of NC)
  200. A Dictionary of Scientific Quotations
  201. The History of Computers
  202. Welcome to the world’s biggest audio video and photography glossary
  203. Pro Audio Glossary of Terms
  204. Desktop Music Handbook -- Glossary of MIDI and Digital Audio Terms
  205. Multiple Multimedia Dictionaries
  206. Lexical and Classification Resources - Mix of Dictionaries
  207. Giant Blogging Terms Glossary: Need a Blog Dictionary?
  208. Podcast Glossary
  209. Netvouz : Glossaries - Wide selections - site lets you access bookmarks via PC
  210. IET Glossary
  211. Online Conversion of weights and measures
  212. The WWW Virtual Library Computing and Computer Science
  213. Network Security Glossary
  214. Computing Linux Unix Glossary - Linux Dictionary
  215. Free Zip Code Latitude and Longitude Database

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  216. LibGuides Community Site - Locate libguides A-Z at 4799 libraries worldwide!
  217. See INDEX for TECHTOOLS, TECHNOLOGISTS, TECHNOLOGY, TEACHER LINKS etc.
  218. FREEWARE SECTION has related FREE software
  219. Search the Internet using various engines and strategies listed in INDEX
    under HOW-TO GUIDES, and WEBTOOLS (for SAFE SEARCHING), etc.
  220. All-in-One List of Search Engines - Pandia.com

    Note to educators:   Most "kidsafe" search engines can still access other search engines which are unfiltered and that restrict users under 18 - unless they are disabled in advance - See details on Webtools Page
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