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Search Tools

            GoogleScholar – Finds scholarly resources only http://www.googlescholar.com

            Yahoo! Directory http://dir.yahoo.com/

 

Libraries, Databases, Indices & other Reference Sources

Association of College and Resource Libraries Internet Resource Index http://www.ala.org/ala/acrl/acrlpubs/crlnews/internetresources.cfm

BUBL LINK Catalogue of Internet Resources http://bubl.ac.uk/LINK/i/internetresourcediscovery.htm

Complete Planet Comprehensive Databases http://aip.completeplanet.com

Digital Library Federation http://www.diglib.org/architectures/vision.htm

Eastern Kentucky University Libraries (student ID required) http://www.library.eku.edu/

Free Library, The http://www.thefreelibrary.com/

History Channel Encyclopedia http://www.thehistorychannel.co.uk/site/encyclopedia/encyclopedia_main_page.php

Hoover's: your one-stop reference for business information. Search our profile database for free information on companies, industries and executives. http://www.hoovers.com/free/

Ibiblio – Public’s Library and Digital Archive http://www.ibiblio.org/index.php

Internet Public Library http://www.ipl.org

Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives http://www.kdla.ky.gov/

Kentucky Libraries Unbound (downloadable digital media) http://kyunbound.lib.overdrive.com

Kentucky Virtual Library www.kyvl.org/

Laurel County Library Databases http://www.laurellibrary.org/information/

LibSite: A Recommendation Service for Library-related Websites http://libsite.org/wiki

Librarian’s Internet Index http://lii.org/

National Archives http://www.archives.gov/

New York Public Library Databases http://wfsearch.webfeat.org/clients/nypl/nyplallsubjects.asp

Purdue OWL:  Starting Internet Research http://owl.english.purdue.edu/internet/tools/research.html

Reference Desk http://www.refdesk.com/index.html

Somerset Community College Library Databases (student ID required) http://www.somcc.kctcs.net/SRESOURCE_LIB_electronicDatabases.html

Tiscali Encyclopedia http://www.tiscali.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/

University College Dublin Electronic Library http://www.ucd.ie/library/electronic_resources/e-lib/searchengines.html

Virtual Reference Desk – Learning Center http://vrd.askvrd.org/default.aspx

Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page (It is suggested that all information gathered using Wikipedia be verified through a secondary source.)

 

Dictionaries, etc.

            Alpha Dictionary has dictionaries and grammars for 300 languages, crossword puzzles, word games, language jokes, a Word of the Day and more                            http://www.alphadictionary.com/index.shtml

Dictionary, thesaurus, spanish-english and medical dictionaries, audio pronunciations, Word of the Day, word games, and many more http://www.merriam-webster.com/

            Dictionary search, translator, word of the day, crossword puzzles and word games, and vocabulary learning resourceshttp://dictionary.reference.com/

            Database doubled with a metasearch tool http://www.websters-online-dictionary.org/

            Etymological Dictionary http://www.etymonline.com/

            Multiple dictionaries, games, audio pronunciations and more http://www.thefreedictionary.com/

            One Look Dictionary Search http://www.onelook.com/

            Your Dictionary, also has word games http://www.yourdictionary.com/

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