Useful Link: Reference: General Reference

  • InfoPlease
    This is the online version of the Information Please Almanac and is updated with topics in the news and with links for additional information.
  • Reference Collection at
    A compilation of freely available online reference books, including the Columbia Encyclopedia, American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language and books on grammar and usage, a thesaurus, and on related topics. Keyword search can be used to search all the books in the collection.
  • Virtual Reference Shelf
    A collection of Internet links selected by the Library of Congress and organized into subject areas.