Sullivan Family Library | Research | General Reference Links

General Reference Resources on the Web


| Dictionaries | Maps | News | Quotations | Reference | Writing Style


Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

American Heritage Dictionary
http://www.bartleby.com/61/

Encyclopaedia Britannica
http://www.britannica.com/

Dictionary.com
http://dictionary.reference.com/

Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia Chaminade users only
Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries. Searchable by subject or keyword within the entry.

Hawaiian Dictionary Online
http://www.hisurf.com/hawaiian/dictionary.html

Merriam-Webster Dictionary Online
http://merriamwebster.com/

OneLook Dictionary Search
http://www.onelook.com/

Oxford English Dictionary Chaminade users only
Words from the English-speaking world, including pronunciation, etymological analysis and variant spelling. Updated quarterly.

Representative Poetry Online (University of Toronto)

http://rpo.library.utoronto.ca/display/index.cfm

Roget's Thesaurus
http://humanities.uchicago.edu/forms_unrest/ROGET.html

Thesaurus.com
http://thesaurus.reference.com/

Wikipedia
http://www.wikipedia.org/

Maps

MSN Maps and Directions
http://mappoint.msn.com/

MapQuest
http://www.mapquest.com

National Geographic
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/maps/

Yahoo Maps
http://maps.yahoo.com/

News

Honolulu Advertiser
http://www.honoluluadvertiser.com/

Honolulu Star Bulletin
http://www.starbulletin.com/

International Herald Tribune Online
http://www.iht.com.

New York Times on the Web
http://www.nytimes.com/

USA Today
http://www.usatoday.com

Quotations

Quotations at Bartleby.com
http://www.bartleby.com/quotations/

Reference

Acronym Finder
www.acronymfinder.com

Currency Converter
http://www.xe.com/ucc/

Online Conversion
http://www.onlineconversion.com/

Statistical Resources on the Web (University of Michigan Library)
http://www.lib.umich.edu/govdocs/stats.html

Time

Writing Style

Citation Styles - Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/

BibMe - bibliography maker
http://www.bibme.org/

Citation Style Guides
http://www.uiowa.edu/~commstud/resources/citation.html

Evaluating Sources
http://ilstu.libguides.com/content.php?pid=121829

Evaluating Web Sites
http://www.library.cornell.edu/okuref/research/webeval.html

MLA Citation Builder
http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/lobo2/citationbuilder/citationbuilder.php

Noodle Tools (scroll down to NoodleBib Express for free citation builder)
http://www.noodletools.com/

Noodletools - Noodlebib Express MLA
http://noodletools.com/noodlebib/citeone_s.php?style=MLA

Research and Documentation Online
http://www.dianahacker.com/resdoc/