Online Info & Services
General Reference Sites:
Citing Internet Resources
from elibrary offers 5000 or so free articles, with plenty of ads asking you to subscribe to the premium service. Still, it’s useful.
is an encyclopedia created by internet users. All facts should be double-checked against another source for veracity.
has a lot of ads, but is incredibly useful for finding word spellings and definitions quickly.
Bartleby.com offers a number of quotation collections, including Bartlett’s and Columbia.
offers a meta search of white pages, yellow pages, and even email addresses.
is clean, easy to use, and popular with our reference librarians.
also offers a cool reverse lookup feature for phone numbers & addresses.
offers language tools including translations
Ready Reference Collections of others:
offers some really useful full-text reference tools, including encyclopedias, thesaurii, writing style guides, and more.
Huge collection of resources on any imaginable topic, as well as front ends to many popular search engines. Maintained by Bob Drudge.