Online Dictionaries, Thesauri, and Encyclopedias
1. One Look Dictionaries- This online dictionary lets you to look up definitions, and it has a reverse dictionary that lets you describe a concept and get back a list of words and phrases related to that concept.

2. WWWebster Dictionary- This is the online version of Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary. It also contains a Spanish/English dictionary.

3. Heinle’s Newbury House Dictionary of American English- This online dictionary provides both a definition and a sample sentence so you can see the word used.

4. Visual Thesaurus- This unique tool is an interactive dictionary and thesaurus with an innovative display that encourages exploration and learning. Ask a librarian for the password.
5.’s- A great thesaurus for finding synonyms and antonyms.
6. Grolier Online Encyclopedia - This is a great set of online encyclopedias. Just ask a librarian for the password.
7. Online version of the Columbia Encyclopedia. Each article is enhanced with links to newspaper and magazine articles as well as pictures and maps.
Online Telephone Book
1. AT&T Any Who Directory Service-This site allows you to find a person, business, or create a map.

1. Acronym Finder-Find out what any acronym, abbreviation, or initialism stands for.