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Best On-line Reference
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.
Another excellent source of reference from quotes, to classics, verse.... You must see this site: Bartleby
Video Reference on Line
First you jump off the cliff and you build wings on the way down.
Just the Facts
Temperature is a measure of the hotness or coldness of an object. (If you want to get technical, it's the average kinetic energy of the particles in a system.) Just the Facts
New Google Maps
Link To A Better Reference
Check out any rumor before you pass it on!
Grammar and Style Word FAQ Translations
- Encyclopedia of World History
Ancient, Medieval, and Modern Sixth Edition Renowned historian Peter N. Stearns and thirty prominent historians have combined their expertise over the past ten years to perfect this comprehensive chronology of more than 20,000 entries that span the
- The World Factbook 2008
The U.S. government's complete geographical handbook, featuring full-color maps and flags of all nations and geographical entities. Each country profile tracks such demographics as population, ethnicity and literacy rates, as well as political, geogr
Full Web building tutorials
- Extended Language (API)
Language (API). The Processing Language has been designed to facilitate the creation of sophisticated visual and conceptual structures.
- Word Reference
English to French, Italian, German...
- Baseball Reference
Games, teams, leaders, stats
Free on-line literature and study guide
- Phrases Search
Meaning and origin of phrases
- Thomas Library of Congress
Library of Congress. Access the House of Representatives and Senate. Access the U.S. Code. Law library.
- Nation Master
World statistics, country comparisons
- Government Census
International Data Base
- World Trade Organization
International Trade and Tariff Data
- Professional Coin Grading Service
Prices on coin collections
- World Atlas
Atlas, travel, current time anywhere, flags
- Library Spot
A whole bookshelf of reference. A must see.
- Merriam-Webster Dictionary
A search dictionary and more
- On Line Utilities
- The Teachers Guide
Free resources for educators
- Anto Sugiyanto
A great blog where computers, blogging, gagets, technology and more.
- Brainy Quote
A man's growth is seen in the successive choirs of his friends. ********** Ralph Waldo Emerson **************
- Robyn Opie
Author, Children's Books.......Do you want to write children's stories....stop here and see.
- Funds For Writers
Are you a writer and looking for some support, this may be the place.
- Noodle Tools
NoodleTools provides innovative software that teaches students and supports teachers and librarians throughout the entire research process. Comes with Blog, teacher support, software support, and more.
- Writers FM
On-the-air station for writers. Writers FM broadcasts live across the Web, 24 hours a day. Featuring author interviews and great music, it's your ultimate non-stop muse!
- US Copyright Office
Licensing, publications, search records, law and policy and link to Patents and Tradmarks.
- Roberts Rules
Provides common rules and procedures for deliberation and debate in order to place the whole membership on the same footing and speaking the same language.
- Antique Marks
Your FREE reference for antique marks, pottery marks, porcelain marks and everything antique or collectable.
- CIA - The World Factbook
Reference maps around the world
- Great Buildings - Architecture Design
Learn about great buildings, great architecture
- eFunda: The Ultimate Online Reference for Engineering Fundmentals
materials, design, mathematics, formulas, calculators, unit conversion
The only Internet Resource about Statistics Recommended by Encyclopedia Britannica
- Merck Veterinary Manual
Online Veterinary Manual
- Animal Reference for the Artist
The animal companions with whom we share our lives can mean the world to us. An original, hand painted portrait is a beautiful way to celebrate a cherished pet or remember those we have lost, and pet portraits can make special gifts for friends and f
Science and technology focus
- Online Encyclopedia of Silver Markings
American, British and other Country marks. Excellent pictures and identification. Patterns, glossary, US patent numbers and dates. Weight conversions, language translators and ring size conversion.
- Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory
Complete reference about diseases - more than you want to know.
- Wolfram Alpha
Making the world's knowledge computable Today's Wolfram|Alpha is the first step in an ambitious, long-term project to make all systematic knowledge immediately computable by anyone.
- Want To Know
Great site. This site will take care of probably 75% of all questions asked.
- Quick News
- American Go Association
Official American site (USGO). Learn all about the game and where to participate in a tournament; who's who in the world of Go, and more.
- The United States Chess Federation
Learn more about Chess.