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Almanacs

http://www.britannica.com/
http://www.encyclopedia.com/

Biography

http://www.biography.com/
http://www.warletters.com/

Book Club Guides

https://www.bookbrowse.com/reading_guides/title/index.cfm?
http://www.goodreads.com

Calculator/Converters

http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html
http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/
http://time.gov/HTML5/
http://www.allmeasures.com/
http://www.onlineconversion.com/
http://mortgage-calculators.org/
http://www.fueleconomy.gov/

Citations

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/
http://www.easybib.com/reference/guide/apa/book

Dictionaries

http://dictionary.reference.com/
http://www.wordspy.com/
http://www.urbandictionary.com/
http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/us/
http://reference.yourdictionary.com/resources/roots-english-words-greek-mythology.html

English Grammar

http://acronyms.silmaril.ie/cgi-bin/uncgi/acronym
http://www.rhymezone.com/

General Reference

http://www.infoplease.com/
http://www.ala.org/rusa/sections/mars/marspubs/marsbestindex
http://www.refdesk.com/
http://www.ipl.org/
http://www.libraryspot.com/
http://www.loc.gov/rr/askalib/virtualref.html
http://www.wdl.org/en/

Geographical sites

http://www.atlapedia.com/
https://www.cia.gov/redirects/ciaredirect.html
http://planetarynames.wr.usgs.gov/

History/Public Domain

http://www.pbs.org/
http://www.inthefirstperson.com/firp/index.shtml
http://www.warletters.com/
http://www.wdl.org/en/
http://www.besthistorysites.net/index.php/general-resources

Movies, Music, and Entertainment

https://archive.org/
http://www.imdb.com/
http://www.elyrics.net/find.php
http://www.pbs.org/

Language

http://translate.reference.com/
http://www.wordreference.com/

Literature

http://www.bartleby.com/

Public resources

http://www.libraryspot.com/reference/legal.htm
http://www.montcopa.org/

Quotations

http://www.phrases.org.uk/
http://www.theotherpages.org/quote.html

Religion

http://www.religion-online.org/
http://www.pantheon.org/

Science

http://www.chemicalelements.com/
http://www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/
http://scienceworld.wolfram.com/
http://www.onlineuniversities.com/blog/2010/01/100-best-reference-sites-for-science-students/
http://emedicine.medscape.com/
http://www.clevelandclinicmeded.com/medicalpubs/diseasemanagement/

Jennifer Hoey- Reference Librarian- 11/7/2014

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