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Best On-line Reference

Updated on February 6, 2015

Best On-line References for Everyone

We all have our favorite shelf reference books. Usually we will have one or two good dictionaries, a thesaurus and one book indicating elements of writing style. But with the popularity of computer and being online, you now can have the world at your finger tips. Whether you are in business, education, entertainment, a student or a very busy stay-at-home mom, references are a part of our day to day tools that we come to rely on.

With this lens, I hope to provide a wide selection of references and indexes that can be beneficial as well as entertaining to use. I trust there will be something for everyone.

(12/2009) I just wanted to share that I find I am probably the biggest user of my lens "Best On-line References".  It is so handy to have a source to go to that has such a variety of information available at your finger tips.  I just love it.

Thanks to all who have visited and commented on this lens.


On of the largest free ebook (books and magazines) on the Internet. Very extensive directory, including such things as automotive books for all makes of cars, computer manuals, aviation, computer hardware and home appliance books.

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Another excellent source of reference from quotes, to classics, verse.... You must see this site: Bartleby

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      Bill Armstrong 5 years ago from Valencia, California

      Always on line looking for various refrences, thanks for placing all in one place ;)

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      Bodywise 5 years ago

      thank you for your research, and helping make SQ a world we all can, and want, to be a part of, I sure do, more each day am here.

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      sittonbull 5 years ago

      Very well done Lens and great resource! Bookmarked, Squid Liked and FB shared~ Thank You!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      enjoyed seeing this, I enjoy collection books and glad I stopped by this morning.

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      Norbert Isles 6 years ago from Philippines

      Excellent! I bookmarked it. Thanks for sharing.

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      blue22d 6 years ago

      Well thank you, Reash. I am glad you stopped by. As you say, this is an excellent reference source and I hope more people will visit.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      largest free ebook on the Internet,very extensive directory, Thanks for sharing. strategic planning software

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      Margaret Schaut 7 years ago from Detroit

      I always love good reference pages- such a great way to use Squidoo and bring people back over and over again! Excellent job!

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      poutine 7 years ago

      Excellent reference lists.

      I just bookmarked it and will certainly use it a lot from now on.


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      Mickie Goad 7 years ago

      Boy, you have a lot of references here. I checked out the "Antique Marks" link. Found out a lot about the "Arts and Crafts" movement there. Thanks for finding it for my use!

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      julieannbrady 8 years ago

      You know I am just in awe of the capabilities for finding data on the internet -- gosh if I only had this when I was in high school and college. I think it gives the children of today a great advantage to succeed.

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      Susan Deppner 8 years ago from Arkansas USA

      Great compilation! I see some references here that I used to use but had forgotten about. Favorite!

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      Michey LM 8 years ago

      This is an excellent reference list, usefull, and handy



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      Laraine Sims 8 years ago from Lake Country, B.C.

      Wonderful lens. I can see myself coming back to this lens again and again. A belated thanks for recommending my Out, Damne Spot, Out, I Say. Thank you! 5*s for sure!

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      sittonbull 8 years ago

      This is a wonderful and comprehensive reference resource for all squids- thank you Sandy for sharing all that work with us. Showered with stars and a favorite and LRed to my Learning to Squidoo lens. It was great to note your visit and comments on my inspiration lens- Thanks and we continue to keep your family in our prayers.

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      blue22d 8 years ago

      Yes, it did but well worth it. I find myself coming back to find something. Thanks Ken.

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      papawu 8 years ago

      This is a fantastic idea! Must have taken you a lot of research and work to get this one done! For a voracious reader like myself, it is definitely something I would use. Fabulous job sweetie!