General Research & Reference

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Academic OneFile

Full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources.

Britannica Reference Center

Contains the contents of the Encyclopedia Britannica, as well as world atlases, thesauri, foreign language dictionaries, biographical information, notable quotations, and more.

General OneFile

Journal articles on a wide range of topics, including business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, and technology.

Grolier Encyclopedia Online

Search various Grolier encyclopedias and reference books. For all ages, from elementary schoolers to adults. Includes articles, news, timelines, quizzes and games, and research starters, homework help, and ideas for projects and experiments.

Virtual Reference Library

Contains a growing collection of reference ebooks. There is no loaning or checking out - the books are always available to be read on your computer or portable device.

Encyclopedia, Dictionary, Thesauri & General Reference Web Sites

Digital Librarian

A librarian's choice of the best reference resources on the web.


A free online encyclopedia, features premier titles like The Columbia Encyclopedia, Oxford’s World Encyclopedia, and the Encyclopedia of World Biography.

Info Please

A free, authoritative, and respected reference for Internet users, provides comprehensive encyclopedia, almanac, atlas, dictionary, and reference information.

Merriam-Webster Visual Dictionary

When you know what something looks like but not what it's called, The Visual Dictionary has the answer.

One Across

Having trouble getting the last word in that crossword puzzle? Try this search engine for help!

Reverse Dictionary

Describe a concept and get back a list of words and phrases related to that concept.

The easy to understand dictionary with example sentences, famous quotes and audio pronunciations.

Bibliography Creation, Literary Criticism & Famous Quotes Quotations

Find collections of famous quotations from literature and notable people.

Bib Me

The Internet's easiest bibliography generator.

Internet Public Library: Literary Criticism

Find literary criticism by author's last name or title of work.

Internet Public Library: Online Literary Criticism Guide

Recommendations of best places on the Internet to find literary criticism.

Phone Numbers, Addresses & Directories

Crisscross Lookup

Search publically accessible property tax information to find out who lives at a certain address.

Get Human

Need to contact a company? Or have them call you? Get customer service faster and easier.

How to Call Abroad

International calling: country codes, area codes, phone books, and more.

National Do Not Call Registry

Register a phone number, verify your registration, or submit a complaint.


Numberway is the easy way to find phone numbers all around the world.

Onondaga County Free Public Records Directory

Perform property searches, court record searches, and more.


Online versions of Yellow Pages and White Pages.


Find phone numbers, addresses, and perform reverse phone number lookups.


Enter a product or company name to find their toll-free number.