19 references you can’t do without

5 03 2008

A friend send this over …

Bartleby — Famous quotes and full poetry texts

Citizendium — More “professional” Wikipedia, although usually not as detailed

Answers.com — Makes use of the information on Wikipedia and many other reference sites to become a one stop shop

ePodunk — Information about cities and places

Encyclopedia Britannica — An excellent source of information, and much more authoritative than Wikipedia.

Scholarpedia — A step up from both Wikipedia and Citizendium in terms of scholarly respectability; the articles are all written by experts with peer review

JSTOR (limited access; talk to your school or library) — All those stuffy journals around your professor’s office, and articles in your course packets

Oxford English Dictionary (limited access; talk to your school or library) — The definitive resource when it comes to the English language

Wikiseek — Wikipedia with a better search engine

Online Education Database — Over 100 specific search and research tools, often relevant to specific subjects

MathWorld — Everything mathematics from Geometry to Calculus is covered in great detail

GeoHive and Fedstats — Public access to public agency statistics

Theoi and Encyclopedia of Mythology — Excellent resources on the subject of mythology and ancient religions

Glossary of Poetic Forms — You too can know the difference between a Canto and a Cento

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy and Foldop — Excellent sources on just about anything philosophy related

Religion Online — An excellent, excellent resource filled with many primary texts


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