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Online References


This page contains links and short descriptions of writing resources including dictionaries, style manuals, grammar handbooks, and editing resources. It also contains a list of online reference sites, indexes for writers, online libraries, books and e-texts, as well as links to newspapers, news services, journals, and online magazines.

Contributors:Allen Brizee, Kate Bouwens
Last Edited: 2010-04-17 06:15:13

AllRefer offers encyclopedia entries and references for a variety of fields.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online provides articles from the famous encyclopedia.

Infoplease has a complete encyclopedia, dictionary, and almanacs for research as well as information organized by subject matter.

Libraryspot.com is one of the most comprehensive site you'll find on the Web for links to libraries across the world.

The University of Victoria's Writer's Guide offers a hyper-textual set of information relating to writing. This site could be of special interest to writers in first-year composition.

The Writing at the University of Toronto offers over 50 "homemade" files concerning writing and links to writer resources for various fields including engineering.

Ask Oxford is a very comprehensive site produced by the editors of the Oxford English Dictionary that has answers to questions on English grammar, spelling, and usage and access to searchable dictionaries.

Writer's Free Reference is an extensive list of free information on the Internet that could be useful to writers (or anyone else doing research online.

Wikipedia is a collaborative project that is attempting to produce a free and complete encyclopedia in every language.

Need help citing Internet resources? We have an entire page devoted to citing electronic sources in various formats.

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