Help with Homework, Dictionaries and other good Stuff

 

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ONE OF THE NEATEST PAGES ON THE WEB!! Need to translate a word from another language? Need to look up a map? Need a word that rhymes? How about a quotation? Ever wondered how to pronounce a word? Need to look up most anything? Here's the place. http://itools.com/research-it/research-it.html

TRANSLATE A WEB SITE: What a deal! If you have found a web site that interests you and it's not in your native language, simply enter the address and get it back in your language. Or if you have a letter, note, e-mail message you can't read Paste it here and get back a translation in your language. http://babelfish.altavista.com/translate.dyn

LEARN TO CITE YOUR SOURCES: If you are using internet information as a source for your family history or other type of report here's where to go to find out how to cite them properly. http://www.h-net.msu.edu/~africa/citation.html and another good spot http://www.columbia.edu/cu/cup/cgos/idx_basic.html

BARTLETT'S FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS: 1901 Edition on-line. Quotes from the Bible, Shakespeare & Literary figures. http://www.bartleby.com/99/

OTHER QUOTATION SITES: Quotes & sound bites: http://www.quoteland.com Author Index: http://www.quotations.co.uk

THE REFERENCE DESK: Everything from Atlases to World Religions. Have fun! http://www.refdesk.com/facts.html

DARN THOSE ROMAN NUMERALS!! Here's help with Roman Numerals http://www.novaroma.org/via_romana/numbers.html

KIDS NEED HELP WITH THEIR HOMEWORK? K thru Beyond College. Stop by and find just about anything you need. http://www.homeworkcentral.com/ And here's a great spot for kids & teachers: http://school.discovery.com/schoolhome.html

INFORMATION PLEASE: Fast Fact Finder site. Good all around information. Special sections for K-12 education. http://www.infoplease.com

CLIP ART FOR KIDS HOMEWORK PAPERS: Cute clip art graphics for kids to use on school papers. http://school.discovery.com/clipart/

SAY WHAT?? A site that will tell you what a phrase means and where it came from - fun place to spend some time. http://members.aol.com/MorelandC/Phrases.htm

ONELOOK DICTIONARIES: Type in a word and this service will search through more than 287 dictionaries. http://www.onelook.com

ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA: They have finally opened up their books for free on-line searches!! http://www.britannica.com/

DICTIONARIES.COM: English dictionaries, translations, grammer, etc. great place for help. http://www.dictionary.com/

WEBSTER'S 1913 DICTIONARY: Good Spot to find what you are looking for. http://humanities.uchicago.edu/forms_unrest/webster.form.html

DICTIONARY.COM - All kinds of things on their site - translate something, play at puzzles, what-ever - http://www.yourdictionary.com/

ROGET'S INTERNET THESAURUS: Remember the old book version. Now you can search it on-line. http://www.thesaurus.com

ENCYCLOPEDIA: 17,000 articles to search on-line. http://www.encyclopedia.com

NEED SOME HELP WITH LATIN? Here's a site that lists the most common Latin expressions or words that you might encounter. http://www.xmission.com/~nelsonb/latin.htm

LAW DICTIONARY: Written for the layman. http://www.wld.com/general/sitemap.htm

BLACK'S LAW DIRECTORY - 1856: Looking for Old Legal terms this is the place to search. All text are selectable by the letter of the alphabet (looking for the word "Deed", select "D"). Use your find key to locate the word you are searching for. http://www.constitution.org/bouv/bouvier.htm

LIBRARIES ON LINE: Need to search a library on-line? Here's where to find them all. http://www.libraryspot.com/librariesonline.htm

ARCHIVES & LIBRARIES: Not just genealogy links to Archives & Libraries. Includes business, computers, governments, Law, etc. http://www.dcn.davis.ca.us/~vctinney/archives.htm

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