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General Reference

EBSCOhost
Free database via POWER Library provides access to information on various topics.
http://www.powerlibrary.net/Remote/Remote.asp?ID=Osterhout&Link=HOST
 
Facts for Learning
Free database via POWER Library provides access to encyclopedia, almanacs, timelines, and news etc. 
http://www.powerlibrary.net/Remote/Remote.asp?ID=Osterhout&Link=FFL
 
Funk and Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia
Free database via POWER Library provides access to images, biographies, and information on various subjects
http://www.powerlibrary.net/Remote/Remote.asp?ID=Osterhout&Link=FWNW
 
Oxford Reference Online
Free database via POWER Library provides access to bilingual dictionaries, quotations, maps and illustrations, encyclopedias and information on variety of subjects
http://www.powerlibrary.net/Remote/Remote.asp?ID=Osterhout&Link=ORO
 
SIRS Discoverer
Free database via POWER Library provides access to biographies, country facts, photo essays, pictures, maps of the world, dictionary thesaurus, educator's resources
http://www.powerlibrary.net/Remote/Remote.asp?ID=Osterhout&Link=DISC
 
Student Research Center
Free database via POWER Library provides access to primary resources, radio and TV news transcripts, photos, maps, flags, films and videos
http://www.powerlibrary.net/Remote/Remote.asp?ID=Osterhout&Link=SRC
 
Abbreviations and acronyms of U.S. Government
http://www.ulib.iupui.edu/subjectareas/gov/docs_abbrev
 
Acronym Finder
http://www.acronymfinder.com/
 
American Fact Finder
http://factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/main.html?_lang=en
 
MLA, APA, Chicago, or Turabian bibliography maker
http://www.bibme.org/
 
Country and City calling codes
http://www.usa.att.com/traveler/services/codes/index.jsp
 
Create a Graph
http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createagraph/
 
Currency Converter
http://www.xe.com
 
Date Calculator
http://www.timeanddate.com/
 
Dictionary of Abbreviations and Acronyms in Geographic Information Systems, Cartography, and remote sensing
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/EART/abbrev.html
 
Free zipcode lookup
http://zipinfor.com/search/zipcode.htm
 
InfoSpace Reverse Phone Lookup - find individuals and businesses by phone number.
http://www.infospace.com/revphone.htm
 
Landmark's Citation Machine
Interactive web tool designed to make the proper crediting of information
http://citationmachine.net/
 
Library Spot
http://www.libraryspot.com/
 
Librarian' Internet Index
http://lii.org/
 
Medilexicon
Find medical and pharmaceutical acronyms and abbreviations.
http://www.medilexicon.com/
 
Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary- Dictionary, thesaurus, "Word of the Day," word games and more.
http://www.m-w.com/
 
North American Area Code Map 
http://www.nanpa.com
 
Pennsylvania Driver's Manual
http://www.dmv.state.pa.us/drivers_manual/pa_driversman.shtml
 
Patent & Trademark Office
http://www.uspto.gov
 
Precious metal quotes in US dollars
http://www.kitco.com/market/us_charts.html
 
Scientific and Technical Acronyms, Symbols, and Abbreviations  Contains not only acronyms, symbols, and abbreviations, but also Greek alphabet and Roman numerals, basic weights and measures units, the periodic table of elements, and mathematical notation etc.
http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/stasa/
 
State and County Quick Facts
http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/
 
Touch typing
http://www.senselang.com/
 
Typing Test: Test your typing speed
http://www.typingtest.com/
 
Unit Converter
http://www.digitaldutch.com/unitconverter/
 
World Weather Information Service
http://www.worldweather.org/056/m056.htm
 
World Clock
http://www.timeanddate.com
 
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